Posts Tagged ‘Philosophy’

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ScienceDaily (2010-08-17) — The most robust statistical examination to date of our species’ genetic links to “mitochondrial Eve” — the maternal ancestor of all living humans — confirms that she lived about 200,000 years ago. The study was based on a side-by-side comparison of 10 human genetic models that each aim to …

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Neuroethics is concerned with the social, legal, and ethical dilemmas that the brain sciences can cause. For example, is it fair to others when some students or workers take brain-enhancing drugs to improve test scores or job performance?

 

The field of Neuroethics is what promises to mediate the …