Stories about the future, and about the humans living in the future, stem from our awareness of our own limitations and all that which we may never be.
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Human enhancement through genome editing is one of the goals of transhumanism, but its implementation might generate important discriminations.
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Scientific advances have, for the first time, presented plausible genetic interventions for the directed evolution of humans.
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Current biotechnology is transforming what we understand as human. This article explores some of these technologies and their social, ethical, and philosophical implications.
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Marejada 8. Marina Núñez

This monograph explores transhumanism and provides arguments to participate in what might very well be the most important debate in our history.
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Carme Torras

Technology is addictive. Carme Torras Genís (Barcelona, 1956) remarked this in one of her lectures, in which she usually warns of the need for an ethical perspective in robot design.

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The world of mental illness is rife with enemies, so the Valencian Regional Government is developing a citizen convention on mental health.
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Marejada 7. Marina Núñez

A few weeks back, we suffered a bot attack on Mètode's website which, fortunately, was swiftly resolved. As a precaution, we restricted access for a few hours. To access the

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Valenciolenda fadaforesta

The description of the «Valencian wood fairy» or Valenciolenda fadaforesta (Hoch & Sendra), a new species and genus, was recently published.
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CRISPR has inspired many pages of bioethics and very few on epistemology.
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Illustration: Moisés Mahiques

On 8 October, 2001, Pere Estupinyà started his career as a science communicator. He remembers the journey in this article.
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big data

Big data, one of the greatest businesses in the future, is bad for the environment, with high energy consumption and CO2 emissions. Processors have become more efficient, but the amount of information is growing exponentially.
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climate crisis

It is not enough to address the climate crisis: it is necessary to tackle the entire set of problems that contribute to exceeding planetary boundaries.
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This is a decisive decade in the fight against climate change, both in terms of mitigation and adaptation policies.
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covid-19 and climate change

The paper reviews the impact that COVID-19 has had on the ambitions of countries to meet the Paris Accord of reducing emissions to keep global temperature increases to below 2 ºC in this century.
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The Coast Guards International Ice Patrol monitors Atlantic icebergs and even diverts their course from oil rigs.
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Humans, unlike some animals, do not base their mating choices exclusively on genetics. There are many cultural and social determinants.
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In the 17th century, it was difficult to achieve and maintain a partial vacuum. In the 21st century, the challenge is to achieve an ultra-vacuum in the laboratory such as we could never have dreamed of.
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Sickness behaviours are far from being exclusive to humans; they have been found in virtually all animals in which they have been studied.
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In April 2021, the ingenuity drone flew within the Martian atmosphere. Its purpose was to demonstrate the feasibility of flight in the tenuous Martian atmosphere.
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The movie Die hard has an important plot hole that could be justified with Heisenberg's uncertainty principle.
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Some mammals experience a feeling of soft pain when tasting fruits with capsaicin. This mutation has survived with the evolution of mammals.
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Climate change has been at the centre of the environmental debate for three decades. The fight needs an innovative approach based on citizen politics and social transformation.
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Gender is a key axis of social inequality that intersects with other systems of power and marginalization to cause unequal experiences of climate change vulnerability and adaptive capacity.
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