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February 28, 2017

How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners

The Atlantic – Some neuroscientists have become increasingly disenchanted by their colleagues’ obsession with their toys. And in a new paper that’s part philosophical treatise and part shot across the bow, they argue that this technological fetish is leading the field astray.

February 28, 2017

Ethics panel blocks proposed Zika vaccine research

STAT – A federally appointed ethics panel has rejected an application from a team of scientists to deliberately infect people with the Zika virus, a decision that threatens to further slow the search for an effective vaccine.