In a recent presentation, Synthetic Biology Project Director David Rejeski explores the narratives and media headlines surrounding the technology.
This national poll tracks the public attitudes towards synthetic biology in early 2013, finding that three out of four adults have heard little or nothing about the emerging technology.
In a new article, Eleonore Pauwels of the Synthetic Biology Project looks at four years of public perception studies of synthetic biology.
The Wilson Center's CONTEXT podcast sat down with the Columbia Journalism Review's Curtis Brainard to hear about the quality of science journalism and how synthetic biology is covered
The Synthetic Biology Project's Todd Kuiken looks at the growing world of DIYbio in a piece in the March issue of The Scientist -- focusing on the movement's largely proactive approach to safety and security issues.
A new policy brief from the Wilson Center looks at a host of challenges unique to the growing bio-economy.
The Synthetic Biology Project and DIYbio.org have launched a new website to provide free and timely safety advice to Do-It-Yourself biologists.
Congress' Jan. 1 budget deal expands the definition of "cellulosic biofuel" to include for the first time microalgae- and cyanobacteria-based biofuels in the Cellulosic Biofuel Producers Tax Credit, which some analysts say could lead to "regulatory parity" for other tax credits.
This new report explores the increase in press coverage of synthetic biology in the 2008-2011 period.
The DC Science Cafe is holding a discussion on Oct. 23, 2012 in Washington about the "promise and perils" of synthetic biology featuring Todd Kuiken of the Synthetic Biology Project and Debra Mathews of Johns Hopkins University.
The UK Synthetic Biology Roadmap aims to build on the foundations and the progress of the field of synthetic biology in the UK. The report seeks to identify and stimulate initiatives to help companies develop new products and services that will have a clear public benefit, generate economic growth, and create jobs.
The Synthetic Biology Leadership Accelerator Program is looking for ideas about how to best advance this emerging technology for the public good with an October workshop.
The updated Synthetic Biology Scorecard finds increase federal action to address recommendations in the Presidential Bioethics Commission report, though more work is needed.