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Transhumanism

Introduction

Bioethics press synthesis

Delvaux report adopted: the European Parliament enters into transhumanist fiction

24 February 2017

Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted the Delvaux report by 313 votes in favour, 285 against and 20 abstentions. Assembly Members therefore voted "for the...

A Company implants a microchip under the skin of its employees

17 February 2017

In Belgium, a sub-cutaneous microchip the size of a grain of rice has been implanted between the thumb and index finger of eight volunteers working for the...

The quest for immortality curtailed by an American study

14 October 2016

"Our results suggest that human life could have a natural time limit" according to American scientists in a study published by Nature. They studied the "super-...

“ReAnima” trial: scientists attempt to bring clinically dead patients back to life

10 May 2016

An American biotechnology company, Bioquark, “has just been granted permission to carry out a clinical trial aimed at documenting the possibility of bringing...

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