Transhumanists see a future where our brains are wirelessly connected to the Internet, giving us godlike powers. Besides being a breathtakingly bad idea, this sci-fi vision has become an alternate religion, promising heaven on a silicon chip.
Scientists around the world gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for an historic summit. Global experts debated and discussed the scientific, ethical, and governance issues associated with human gene-editing research.
Monday, Turkey’s President Erdogan said he would resign if there was evidence that Turkey was buying black market oil from ISIS. Today, Russia presented that evidence complete with maps, surveillance video, and satellite photos.