An exciting afternoon symposium looking at healthcare innovation. Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2013.
University at Buffalo researchers are developing brain–computer interface (BCI) devices to mentally control robots.
Organised in partnership with BioCentre, Royal Society of Chemistry, Biochemical Society and the University of Bristol this panel discussion and debate explored the science and ethics of synthetic biology and what it means for the UK on 14th November 2012.
The mp3 from BioCentre’s recent conference call with Prof Steve Fuller is now available to download here.
BioCentre’s latest teleconference with Neil Harbisson is now available to listen to online.
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Bioethics: The Basics
With the relatively recent emergence of the field of bioethics has come a great plethora of books on the subject. Because of the complexity of the subject, many unfamiliar with its multi–faceted character may have difficulty initially finding a course on its ever–changing waters. In these instances, books like Alastair Campbell’s Bioethics: The Basics provide a sound foundational introduction on which to begin one’s own bioethical exploration. Campbell is a well respected author and prolific writer on bioethical issues with more than 30 books and book chapters as well as dictionary entries to his name; and many more articles in refereed journals.
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