Posts Tagged ‘Biotechnology’

3D printing body parts raises ethical questions Comments 0

Monday, July 29th, 2019
3d printing body parts

Professor Olaf Diegel is a New Zealander who returned this year to take up a new role as head of the Creative Design and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory at the University of Auckland. The purpose of the lab – a $10 million joint venture between the University and government – is to get New Zealand industry using 3D Read more

Biotechnology could let us extend convicts’ lives indefinitely Comments 0

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Sentencing a criminal to 1,000 years in an artificial hell may one day become a reality. At least, that is the claim of scientists at Oxford University who have been exploring controversial technologies that could extend human life. They say billions are being invested in techniques that could mean the cruellest criminals will be kept Read more