Nanotechnology and Society

February 2016 Pulse Scientists at the Harper Centre Research Institute, a partnership between Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend, are attempting to improve the detection of breast cancer with the help of nanotechnology. While...

Transhumanism

What is Transhumanism? And how should Christians respond to its philosophy? The twenty-first century has been described by some as the ‘Age of Bio-technology’. Advances in science and technology, especially in cybernetics and nanotechnology, are so rapid and...

AI and Society

August 2015 Pulse In the summer of 1956, a group of scientists gathered at the campus of Dartmouth University for a two-month workshop that would launch the modern artificial intelligence (AI) programme. At the end of the workshop, MIT scientists Marvin Minsky, Claude...