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Total human neurons outweigh all farmed animals by a factor of 30–1.
The future of techno-animism in a world filled with machine intelligence.
The New York Times and The Washington Post shamed the recipient of a pig heart transplant for committing a crime 35 years ago.
It may be more than you think.
Opposed by LGBT and pro-choice advocacy groups, the measure allows doctors to refuse to perform treatments on moral grounds
The book, which garnered a $4 million deal and touted Cuomo's purported pandemic-handling competence, may have gotten the governor into hot water.
In new studies, many people "reported that morally good beliefs require less evidence to be justified, and that, in some circumstances, a morally good belief can be justified even in the absence of sufficient evidence."
Volunteers would earn cash for the risks they take on our behalf.
We need to leave ourselves room for making good when we inevitably convict the wrong people.
A fierce, but friendly, antagonist in various bioethical controversies
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Smaller government has the possibility to be more honest government.
A amendment from Democrats says no state money can go to defending the law in court.
Porn performers are accusing Rashida Jones and other Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On producers of a host of unethical and exploitative practices.
Everyone should be highly skeptical of state-sponsored eugenics.
What algorithms will actually save the most lives in the long run?
There's a norm, people! A norm!
The weekend reactions are both a reminder and a preview of how Clinton handles a scandal.
Over the past century, the prospects and circumstances of most of humanity have spectacularly improved
Donald Trump and the $6 million in contributions to veterans groups.
My fellow Americans should not get to vote on what enhancements I might want
Lawmakers could get immunity from crimes if they ask for "informal opinions" first.
Not all "female genital mutilation" is destructive, they say, with some procedures no more problematic than male circumcision.
Taleb's anti-GMO precautionary nonsense is unethical and harms poor people
The problem of programming ethics into autonomous vehicles
Two brave researchers tackle the imaginary menace of robot prostitution.
Let us decide for ourselves if genetic ignorance is bliss.
Researchers have used fetal tissue in developing lifesaving medical treatments including the polio vaccine.
Which is unfortunate since only technological progress and economic growth can effectively address environmental problems
Is life better than death; health better disease; wealth better than poverty? Opinions vary.
Is progress itself an ethical obligation? Opinions vary.
No, they don't mean that figuratively.
So let slip the robots of war?
Does energy equity trump climate moralizing?