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Two years of Neuroscience Inquiry at the Bioethics Commission

On March 26, 2015, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) released Gray Matters: Topics at the Intersection of Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society (Gray Matters, Vol. 2), the second of its two-volume  response to President Obama’s charge to examine the ethical implications of neuroscience research and its applications.

To commemorate the completion of Gray Matters, the Bioethics Commission has created a Storify to trace its work over the past two years. Highlights include:

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