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The Mutant Project

With scalpel-like precision, anthropologist Eben Kirksey carves away at the ethics of new scientific advancements in The Mutant Project.

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Review of ‘The Mutant Project’

Advances in medicine often outrun advances in ethics. Scientists are constantly discovering new techniques, procedures and treatments that can alter certain conditions or, in some case, eradicate disease—yet, does the potential of the discovery outweigh its inherent risks? Asked another way, just because we can prolong human life, should we? What, for example, are the…

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