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Are Smart Pills & Brain Zapping Risky? Bioethicists Weight In

(Yahoo!) – Boosting a person’s smarts through drugs or electrical or magnetic stimulation of the brain is becoming an increasingly widespread practice. Now, bioethicists are weighing in, saying that while such cognitive enhancement is neither bad nor good, it deserves more research.

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