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Oh no, here go the Frankenstein's again!
« on: November 09, 2017, 07:18:12 AM »
TINY human brains injected into rats have sparked a major ethical debate among scientists worried it may give the rodents some type of human consciousness.

Esteemed science ethicists claim the experiments might reach a point where the test lab rats will be "entitled to some kind of respect".

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/4867891/scientists-give-rats-consciousness-by-implanting-them-with-tiny-human-brains/

 ::facepalm::

Great, what could go wrong?

Willard's on steroids!

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Re: Oh no, here go the Frankenstein's again!
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2017, 07:15:13 AM »
More life-meddling...

https://apnews.com/d5593368a4b849e792e385550823cab1/Expanding-DNA's-alphabet-lets-cells-produce-novel-proteins

...makes me nervous...the best of intentions/consequences...
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Re: Oh no, here go the Frankenstein's again!
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 04:51:47 PM »

Esteemed science ethicists claim the experiments might reach a point where the test lab rats will be "entitled to some kind of respect".



PETA's already ahead in that game.
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Re: Oh no, here go the Frankenstein's again!
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2017, 07:50:19 AM »
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