Researchers discuss different applications for neurotech including monitoring criminals, interacting in the metaverse, and enhancing cognitive abilities.
Searches for abortion medications spiked within one how of POLITICO publishing the leak of the SCOTUS ruling, with searches 162% higher during the first 72 hours following the leak. Researchers say there were significantly more searches for abortion medications during the first 72 hours in states that threatened more restrictive reproductive rights.
A new ethical framework proposes researchers should already assume brain organoids already have consciousness, rather than waiting for research to confirm they do.
Study established four general categories of claims made by companies for their consumer-based wearable brain devices. Researchers suggest better ways manufacturers could communicate both the positive and negative outcomes of using their products in a more ethical way.
UCSF researchers report the food and beverage industries push sugary products while obfuscating the significant health issues added sugars can cause. The findings shed light on sugars' link to disease and exposes industrial tactics to downplay the public health risks of diets too high in sugar.
Researchers debate the growing use of tES to enhance creativity, concluding there is a potential value in brain stimulation. However, researchers say, the use of tES raises a number of neuroethical, legal and social issues that must be addressed.