Determinism


Evil is all in the brain. Or is it?

Michael Cook | 07 February 2013 | Comments
tags: brain scans, determinism, evil, genetics
After 3000 years of speculation, a German neurologist has finally located the source of evil. Well, at least Das Bild says he has. Gerhard Roth showed the tabloid images of the offending portion of the brain. It is an 'evil patch' in the brain's central lobe which shows up as a dark mass on X-rays, he says.

“Pre-crime” terrorist detector field tested in US

Jared Yee | 12 June 2011 | Comments
tags: criminal activity, determinism
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has completed a first round of field-testing on a program designed to spot people who intend to commit a terrorist act.

A natural born killer

Michael Cook | 16 July 2010 | Comments
tags: determinism, free will, neuroscience
What makes one?
 
 Search BioEdge

 Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter
rss Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed

 Recent Posts
Assisted suicide debate intensifies in Scotland
24 Oct 2014
Italian nurse may have killed 38 nursing home patients
18 Oct 2014
Swedes succeed in first womb transplant
18 Oct 2014
Swedish feminists condemn surrogacy
18 Oct 2014
What do we do when biohazards are human?
18 Oct 2014

 Archive
Oct 2014 | Sep 2014 | Aug 2014 | more >>

 Best of the web