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111 Organizations Call for Synthetic Biology Moratorium - ScienceInsider

Via Scoop.it - Knowmads, Infocology of the future

Synthetic biology needs more oversight, and the government needs to put in place regulations specific for this field. That is the bottom line for 111 environmental, watchdog, and other organizations that released a report today with specific recommendations for managing new biological techniques for building and remaking organisms for research and commercial uses ranging from medicines to biofuels.

Via news.sciencemag.org