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Ever since Stone Age men discovered that knapping flint produced sharp stone edges that could be used in combat as well as for cooking and hunting, technological advances of all kinds have been adapted and adopted by the military.The opportunities provided by modern neuroscience are proving no exception, but their application in a military context is accompanied by complex practical and ethical considerations.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/nrn3835

Type

Journal article

Journal

Nat Rev Neurosci

Volume

15

Pages

825 - 834

Keywords

Biological Warfare, Chemical Warfare, Humans, Military Personnel, Neurosciences, Warfare