Notre Dame’s Reilly Center Releases Its Annual Top 10 of Ethical Dilemmas and Policy Issues in Science and Technology

Author: Jessica Baron

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame has released its annual list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology for 2016. This marks the fourth year the Center has released a list, designed to get people thinking about potential dilemmas before the science or technology goes mainstream.

This year's dilemmas and issues are:

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Head transplants
Artificial wombs
Disappearing drones
Exoskeletons for the elderly
CRISPR/Cas9 
Rapid whole genome sequencing
Lethal cyberweapons
Bone conduction for marketing