The European Commission's Science in Society Programme reflects on how to proceed towards Responsible Research and Innovation in the Information and Communication Technologies and Security Technology fields.
Dr. Genya Dana joins the project as its first public policy scholar. She will be exploring the process of Comprehensive Environmental Assessment as it applies to synthetic biology.
Europeans consider genetically modified food to be probably unsafe or even harmful, they are largely unaware of synthetic biology--only 17% of Europeans have heard of the science.
David Rejeski discusses the emerging field of DIYBio on WAMU's The Kojo Nnamdi Show.
A new report from the Presidential Commission on Bioethics calls for "prudent vigilance" and enhanced federal oversight of synthetic biology. The Commission calls for high level engagement and places responsibility on the Executive Office.
The Synthetic Biology Newsletter is an initiative of LIS Consult and the Synthetic Biology Project of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The newsletter is financially supported by the Commission on Genetic Modification and the Rathenau Institute, both in the Netherlands.
Super Cell is a fictional supermarket offering speculative products, which are all based on synthetic biology.
A new poll conducted by Hart Research Associates and the Synthetic Biology Project finds that two-thirds of Americans think that synthetic biology should move forward, but with more research to study its possible effects on humans and the environment.
A new report from the National Research Council says that Select Agents should be defined by DNA sequence in today’s Era of synthetic biology.