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Articles related to human enhancement

Cover Story: Will Enhanced Soldiers Fight a Just War?
Technologies may be able to enhance a soldier’s strength, endurance, stress tolerance and cognitive ability, but could they reduce their moral capacity to follow the laws of armed conflict?
Feature: Neural Interfaces: From Disability to Enhancement
Neuroprosthetic arms, mind-controlled exoskeletons and brain–computer interfaces are already enabling the disabled, but what happens when these and other devices become mainstream consumer products that blur the lines between enhanced human and machine?
Feature: Cyborg Rights & Digital Divides
A growing number of people are implanting smart chips into their bodies. What issues do the rise of these “augmented and amplified” people raise?
Quandary: Déjà Vu All Over Again
In vitro eugenics could soon make Huxley’s Brave New World a reality.