Military Enhancement Report

1 January 2013
Enhanced Warfighters: Risk, Ethics, and Policy
We just released our new 100+ page report, funded by The Greenwall Foundation—the first to examine a full range of issues arising from military human enhancement technologies. Press release is here, and see excerpts in The Atlantic and related links below.


Human Enhancement Report

August 2009
US National Science Foundation-funded report
Ethics of Human Enhancement: 25 Questions & Answers


Journal Papers and Contributed Articles

15 April 2013
The Atlantic
Pain Rays and Robot Swarms: The Radical New War Games the DOD Plays

4 January 2013
The Atlantic
Could Human Enhancement Turn Soldiers Into Weapons That Violate International Law?

16 Feb 2012
The Atlantic
More Than Human? The Ethics of Biologically Enhancing Soldiers

December 2010
Journal of Military Ethics
Military 2.0: Ethical Blowback from Emerging Technologies

1 July 2009
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Therapy and Enhancement: Is There a Moral Difference?


Other Links

27 February 2014
Foreign Policy
The Future of War: Enhancing Human Performance

19 December 2013
National Research Council
Emerging and Readily Available Technologies and National Security — A Framework for Addressing Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues

21 October 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek (Poland)
Open-Source War

22 January 2013
io9: Futurism
It Could Be a War Crime to Use Biologically Enhanced Soldiers

5 January 2013
BBC World Service Radio
Weekend Report (starts at 12.30)

31 December 2012
Wired's Danger Room
Military Must Prep Now for ‘Mutant’ Future, Researchers Warn

31 December 2012
The Raw Story
Group Warns Military: Prepare Now for Risks of ‘Mutant Soldier’ Future

31 December 2012
Digital Journal
Prepare for Future of Troops with 'Mutant Powers' Pentagon Urged

31 December 2012
End The Lie
New Report Highlights Ethics and Policy Dangers of “Military Human Enhancements”

31 December 2012
The Blaze
Report: Soldiers with ‘Mutant Powers’ Coming...But Is Anyone Considering the Implications?

26 December 2012
Wired's Danger Room
This Scientist Wants Tomorrow’s Troops to Be Mutant-Powered

13 November 2012
Robotics Business Review
The Cyborg Agenda: Extreme Users

13 June 2010
The New Atlantis (blog)
Patrick Lin on the Military's Push for Human Enhancement

27 April 2010
Press Release
Ethics Professor to Discuss Military Technologies at Harvard University
Talks this spring include US Naval Academy, Cal Poly Science Café, local TEDx, others

5 April 2010
Mustang Daily (Cal Poly)
Stanford Law Professor Speaks About Neuroscience

25 February 2010
Press Release
Neuroscience and Ethics to be Explained by Stanford Professor on March 12
Issues include prediction, mind-reading, responsibility, consciousness, and more

31 August 2009
Press Release
NSF-Funded Ethics Report on Human Enhancement Released Today
Q&A format gives an easy-to-understand introduction and outline of key issues

2 Mar 2009
Press Release
Human Enhancement and Nanotechnology Conference to Convene at WMU
Ethics meeting to cover issues in sports, military, policy, religion, and more

15 Dec 2008
Press Release
Human Enhancement and Societal Challenges Featured in NanoEthics Journal
New collection of papers helps to navigate complex maze of issues

29 October 2007
Press Release
The Nanoethics Group to Discuss Human Enhancement Debate at ICNT 2007
Nov. 6 San Francisco talk examines predicted applications and growing controversy


* Invited talks, briefings, and book chapters may not all appear on this page.



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