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Can Science Figure Out Consciousness?

Allen Frances | Posted 04.20.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

President Obama will soon declare a second "decade of the brain." The project is a good idea, but don't hold your breath that it will lead to any quick clinical breakthroughs or deep insights into human consciousness.

Technology, Creativity, and Humanity: My Impressions of the Tällberg Forum

Nai-Chang Yeh | Posted 09.05.2012 | Science
Nai-Chang Yeh

Given that technology has the power of shaping the world, scientists and engineers who are in the forefront of technological development have the moral obligation to be vigilant of any adverse consequences and to make efforts in disseminating proper knowledge to the general public.