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01

Jul

Was Facebook’s manipulation of news feeds ethical?Many of the social media network’s users were outraged to learn they could’ve been unwitting participants in a 2012 study in which their emotions were manipulated.
And the whole situation may be even stickier than you realize.

Was Facebook’s manipulation of news feeds ethical?
Many of the social media network’s users were outraged to learn they could’ve been unwitting participants in a 2012 study in which their emotions were manipulated.

And the whole situation may be even stickier than you realize.

08

Apr

NASA mulls ethics of long space voyagesAstronauts face all sorts of health challenges during long-term spaceflight, including vision impairment, heightened cancer risk and bone loss.

NASA mulls ethics of long space voyages
Astronauts face all sorts of health challenges during long-term spaceflight, including vision impairment, heightened cancer risk and bone loss.

13

Oct

Woolly mammoth comeback? 5 ethical challengesResearchers and policymakers face difficult ethical questions regarding the numerous foreseen and unforeseen implications of reintroducing life into the world.

Woolly mammoth comeback? 5 ethical challenges
Researchers and policymakers face difficult ethical questions regarding the numerous foreseen and unforeseen implications of reintroducing life into the world.

05

Feb

21

Mar

Military-funded brain science sparks controversyBrain-machine interfaces and the prospect of ‘human guinea pigs’ raise concerns.

Military-funded brain science sparks controversy
Brain-machine interfaces and the prospect of ‘human guinea pigs’ raise concerns.

28

Feb

Upper class people more likely to cheatPeople from the wealthy upper classes are more likely than poorer folks to break laws while driving, take candy from children and lie for financial gain, according to a recent study.

Upper class people more likely to cheat
People from the wealthy upper classes are more likely than poorer folks to break laws while driving, take candy from children and lie for financial gain, according to a recent study.

24

Jan

The ethics of shooting BigfootIf you spot Bigfoot, should you shoot him? Some enthusiasts say yes.

The ethics of shooting Bigfoot
If you spot Bigfoot, should you shoot him? Some enthusiasts say yes.

06

Jul

Study says wide faces can predict unethical behaviorMen with broader faces are approximately three times as likely to lie in negotiations than narrower-faced men.

Study says wide faces can predict unethical behavior
Men with broader faces are approximately three times as likely to lie in negotiations than narrower-faced men.

06

Jan