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Could Human Enhancement Turn Soldiers Into Weapons That Violate International Law? Yes - Patrick Lin - The Atlantic
"Half a world away from the battlefield, a soldier controls his avatar-robot that does the actual fighting on the ground. Another one wears a sticky fabric that enables her to climb a wall like a gecko or spider would. Returning from a traumatic mission, a pilot takes a memory-erasing drug to help ward off post-traumatic stress disorder. Mimicking the physiology of dolphins and sled-dogs, a sailor is able to work his post all week without sleep and only a few meals. All of these scenarios are real military projects currently in various stages of research...."
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january 2013 by warrenellis
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