“The ominous events in the early hours of August 12, 1997 led to a tragedy in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan …” – by a ruling of the Queen’s Bench of the Saskatchewan Bench, issued in 1998. Click the title to read more.
It’s not clear how much Jeff Tremblay knows about the role he’s playing in a revolution in the treatment of the catastrophically brain injured. Click the title to read more.
It’s now possible to alter memories of severe heartbreak to lessen the emotional pain associated with them, according to research by a McGill University team. Click the title to read more.
The British-Irish artist Neil Harbisson is a cyborg. That is how he identifies and how he claims the UK government recognises him, given he was allowed to appear in his passport photograph with the antenna which he had permanently attached to his skull in 2004. Click the title to read more.
If you could erase the worst memory of your life, would you? Scientists are working on a pill for that
Researchers are working on ways to edit memories — to make the intolerable bearable — by, say, blocking the synaptic changes needed for a memory to solidify. CLick the title to read more.
Neuroethics Canada congratulates Dr. Judy Illes for her appointment as a Director at Large with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Click the title to read more.
A discussion of the ethical issues associated with decoding and modulating brain function. Click the title to read more.
Sex robots made headlines after American comedian Whitney Cummings brought out her very own lookalike robot for her Netflix special called Can I Touch It? RealBotix, the company that made Cummings’ robot, says that since the special, there has been a wave of demand for their robots. Click the title to read more.
Brain technologies are all the rage these days. Entrepreneurs are selling wearable devices in the open marketplace with claims of benefits to memory, attention and concentration. Click the title to read more.
‘It just really ethically scares me’: Caution urged as scientists look to create human-monkey chimeras
Some Alzheimer’s researchers are proposing the creation of human-monkey chimeras — part-human beings with entire portions of the brain entirely human derived. Click the title to read more.