A new study finds those with Machiavellian personality traits are more open to the prospect of mind uploading once the technology becomes available. The study raises concerns about those with dark triad personality traits could disproportionately adopt the technology and supports concerns about antisocial use of artificial general intelligence.
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Combining multiple artificial intelligence agents sheds light on the aging process and can help further understanding of what contributes to healthy aging.
Researchers report a woman who underwent revolutionary robotic uterine transplant surgery is now pregnant. The child will be the first born following a transplant using the new robotic surgical technique.
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Researchers report science fiction fans are positive about the potential to upload consciousness, neurotech and digitizing the brain.
With the first head transplant scheduled for 2018, many neuroscientists are skeptical the procedure will be a success. A new article questions if scientists, and the general population, will be ready for the procedure. What does it mean for the future of mankind?
Following recent news that scientist have successfully reanimated the brains of dead pigs by pumping them with artificial blood and restoring 'life' for 36 hours, a new study considers how reanimation of human brains and head transplants might impact us psychologically.
A new neuroimaging study reveals people who consider themselves to be egotistical have no increased activity in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex when they think about the distant future. By contrast, altruistic people have increased activity in this region when asked to consider the consequences of the distant future.
A new study challenges previous research into the role of the FOXO3 gene in super-aging. Researchers found the gene did, to a degree, play a role in longevity, but did not affect living to ages 96+ in men or 100+ in women.