Seminár z kognitívnej vedy - Peter Sýkora (10.11.2015)

v utorok 10.11.2015 o 16:30 hod. v miestnosti I/9

09. 11. 2015 08.41 hod.
Od: Igor Farkaš

Prednášajúci: prof. RNDr. Peter Sýkora, PhD. 

Názov prednášky: Cognitive enhancement, genetic manipulations and ethics

Termín: 10.11.2015, 16:30 hod., I/9

Cognitive enhancement of man using neurochips, chemical substances or genetic manipulations are today the topics of important discussions on ethics. This year Chinese scientists published experiments, in which they, using a break-through novel method CRISPR/Cas 9 for the first time in history manipuled in a controlled way the DNA of the human embryo, which evoked a vigorous reaction in the scientific community. Are we standing at an onset of the new revolution when the human takes his biological evolution in his own hands? Have we stepped out toward a creation of a new, posthuman biological species?