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We must address, individually and collectively, moral and ethical issues ra

We must address, individually and collectively, moral and ethical issues raised by cutting-edge research in artificial intelligence and biotechnology, which will enable significant life extension, designer babies, and memory extraction.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

If out of concern over cloning, the U.S. Congress succeeds in criminalizing

If out of concern over cloning, the U.S. Congress succeeds in criminalizing embryonic stem-cell research that might bring treatments for Alzheimer's disease or diabetes - and Dr. Fukuyama lent his name to a petition that supported such laws - there would
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

There's a lot of research behind the scenes that you don't get to see, but

There's a lot of research behind the scenes that you don't get to see, but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born. I was very lucky then.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

In basic research, intellectual rigor and sentimental freedom necessarily a

In basic research, intellectual rigor and sentimental freedom necessarily alternate.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I tried writing this book about a singer in a wedding band, but realized I

I tried writing this book about a singer in a wedding band, but realized I only wanted to write the book so I could have an excuse to sing with a wedding band as research. That's not a good enough reason to write a book.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

One of the good things about the public Human Genome Project is that the U.

One of the good things about the public Human Genome Project is that the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health spent a part of their budget on the ethical, legal, and social implications of their research.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I have a book coming out in September, for example, where the plot concerns

I have a book coming out in September, for example, where the plot concerns counterfeiting, and I had to do a lot of research on that. Or on any legal matters, for example, I have to do a lot of research online.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

The first misconception is that embryonic stem cell research is not legal.

The first misconception is that embryonic stem cell research is not legal. The fact is, embryonic stem cell research is completely legal. Research on embryonic stem cells has taken place for years.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

If you have been vaccinated for polio, mumps, measles, chicken pox, hepatit

If you have been vaccinated for polio, mumps, measles, chicken pox, hepatitis, or rabies, it may be too late for you to stand your ethical ground: You have already benefited from fetal-tissue research. This is, after all, a practice that's been legal sinc
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

National data on evictions aren't collected, although national data on fore

National data on evictions aren't collected, although national data on foreclosures are. And so if anyone wants to, kind of, get to know any statistical research about evictions, they have to really dig in the annals of legal records.
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I have been a scientist for more than 40 years, having studied at Cambridge

I have been a scientist for more than 40 years, having studied at Cambridge and Harvard. I researched and taught at Cambridge University, was a research fellow of the Royal Society, and have more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals. I am strong
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Of course, giving is deeply emotional. But supplementing emotion with resea

Of course, giving is deeply emotional. But supplementing emotion with research makes it more likely that a gift can have a bigger impact. It's like any investment. After all, you wouldn't put funds into stocks or bonds without understanding the potential
Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago