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Tale Sci and Fiction

Tale Science and Fiction

breakthrough découverte importante
robotics robotique
genetics génétique
AI Artificial Intelligence IA Intelligence artificielle
android androide
IVF In vitro fertilization FIV fertilisation in vitro
prosthesis prothèse
state of the art dernier cri
groundbreaking révolutionnaire, innovant
promising prometteur
enhanced augmenté
hazardous / avoid hazards dangereux / éviter les dangers
be out of control être hors contrôle
ethical issue question d'éthique
carry out an experiment réaliser une expérience
raise an issue soulever un problème, une question
a limb un membre (du corps)
the handicapped les handicapés
humanoid / human-like robot humanoide / robot à forme humaine
automated automatisé
disabled infirme, invalide
upgrade something optimiser quelque chose ;
therapeutic / reproductive cloning clonage thérapeutique/ reproductif
upper classes / lower classes classes supérieures / classes populaires
the ruling class / proletarian class la classe dirigeante / le prolétariat
custom made fait sur mesure
submissive soumis
obedient obéissant
standardized standardisé
enforce something mettre quelque chose en application / se faire obéir
be conditioned into doing something conditionné à faire quelque chose
warn somebody against something prévenir/avertir quelqu'un de quelque chose
gender selection sélection du sexe
designer baby , savior baby, spare parts baby un bébé designer, u
a hereditary / genetic disease une maladie héréditaire/ génétique
I'm convinced that Je suis convaincu(e) que
It seems to me that il me semble que
depict something dépeindre, décrire, représenter
enslavement asservissement, servitude
pave the way for something ouvrir la voie
surgical procedures interventions chirurgicales
assembly line à la chaîne
uprising soulèvement, insurrection
unveil something to somebody dévoiler, révéler
improvement amélioration
object recognition skills capacité de reconnaissance des objets
exceed dépasser
the realm of technology le domaine de la technologie
Pros and Cons of designer babies Pros and Cons
prevent genetic disease , allow to choose sex or physical features empêcher les maladies génétiques, permettre de choisir le sexe et les attributs physiques
provide a tissue match/stem cell for a sick sibling fournir une compatibilité tissulaire / cellules souches pour un frère ou soeur malade
lead to genetic enhancement (intelligence, height...) conduit à une amélioration génétique
increase gap between social classes augmente le fossé entre les classes sociales
spare parts babies created to provide tissue for someone else (end pros an cons) bébés
screening depistage
fertility doctor docteur spécialiste de la fertilité
be far-fetched or not be so far-fetched être farfelu ou loin d'être farfelu
the drive to do something l'énergie, l'effort de faire quelque chose
Created by: stbenglish



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