Monthly Archives: May 2012

Does embryo gender selection have a place in society?

Imagine a world where we are able to manufacture our own ‘designer baby’, where we could choose its eye colour, hair colour or even its build with just a single visit to the hospital. Where would it end? Would we … Continue reading

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Optogenetics: The ultimate ‘light bulb’ moment

If the system underlying the ‘mind’ is a network of neurons constantly firing and wiring, then surely ‘mind control’ could be achieved by controlling the activity of neurons? Imagine being able to switch groups of neurons on and off instantaneously … Continue reading

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