Monday, July 1, 2013

Breaking News: Military Must Prep Now For "Mutant" Future, Researchers Warn

Note: This is an actual headline found on an article on (Dec. 31, 2012):

The U.S. military is already using, or fast developing, a wide range of technologies meant to give troops what California Polytechnic State University researcher Patrick Lin calls “mutant powers.” Greater strength and endurance. Superior cognition. Better teamwork. Fearlessness. But the risk, ethics and policy issues arising out of these so-called “military human enhancements” — including drugs, special nutrition, electroshock, gene therapy and robotic implants and prostheses — are poorly understood, Lin and his colleagues Maxwell Mehlman and Keith Abney posit in a new report for The Greenwall Foundation, scheduled for wide release tomorrow. In other words, we better think long and hard before we unleash our army of super soldiers.

Read more about it here.


  1. Woah dude! Universal soldier!

  2. Glad someone got to this article--it's been totally in my slush pile.

    I've said it before, and I'll say it again: WE SHARE A BRAIN.