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To Assess Technologies, Bioethicists Must Take Off Their Blinkers

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The following piece was originally published in the Hastings Center Report (September-October) A casual review of the literature reveals mainstream bioethics’ love affair with biomedical technologies: machine-learning applications, precision medicine, genome editing, neuroprosthetics, regenerative medicine, and so on. What’s not to like, many would ask? These technologies represent progress, human ingenuity, innovative solutions to complex problems. […]

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