Robot and Gran – Wednesday 25th March 2015

BioCentre is pleased to be hosting an afternoon discussion on the future of robotics and their use in the care of the older person.

Robot and Gran – Wednesday 25th March 2015

Transatlantic Scientific Communication in an Age of Revolution

This talk will examine how scientific knowledge was communicated between North America and Europe during a period of great social upheaval.

  Transatlantic Scientific Communication in an Age of Revolution

Synthetic Biology: Challenges & Opportunities for the UK

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.

Synthetic Biology: Challenges & Opportunities for the UK

Thought leader conference call with Prof Steve Fuller – MP3 now available

The mp3 from BioCentre’s recent conference call with Prof Steve Fuller is now available to download here.

Thought leader conference call with Prof Steve Fuller – MP3 now available

Teleconference with Neil Harbisson

BioCentre’s latest teleconference with Neil Harbisson is now available to listen to online.

Teleconference with Neil Harbisson

Media Monitoring

Robot and Gran – Wednesday 25th March 2015

Robot and Gran – Wednesday 25th March 2015

BioCentre is pleased to be hosting an afternoon discussion on the future of robotics and t...

Wireless brain computer interface

Wireless brain computer interface

A few paralyzed patients could soon be using a wireless brain–computer interface abl...

’Wired’ to go to work?

’Wired’ to go to work?

A new hi–tech office block in Sweden is trying a different approach to improving acc...




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Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies

Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies
Posted: 09/05/2014


There seems to be a plethora of books coming out at present which address the subject of human enhancement. In some respects this is encouraging and testament to the fact the issues are beginning to move from the sidelines into more mainstream debate. Undoubtedly more needs to be done as I don’t think we’ve quite got to the stage yet of the proverbial man or woman on the Clapham omnibus contemplating the future impact of human enhancement. The reason for this may be in part due to a mix of the hope and hype: what really is possible and what is not?

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