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Respondents to national online poll from the Synthetic Biology Project are uncertain about potential of gene-editing technology, but a majority support a ban on human-based research.
The Wilson Center’s Synthetic Biology Project today has developed a first-of-its-kind inventory to track products and applications using the emerging technology of synthetic biology.
In a new op-ed, Eleonore Pauwels of the Synthetic Biology Projects and Jim Dratwa explore the limits of what DNA can tell us.
The Synthetic Biology Leadership Excellence Accelerator Program (SynBio LEAP) has awarded 23 fellowships to a wide variety of professionals to explore the future of synthetic biology. The fellows will convene their first meeting in early February, hosted by the Synthetic Biology Project at the Wilson Center.
This document provides a set of guidelines to help organizations, institutions, journalists, and others discuss the emerging field of synthetic biology with a variety of audiences.
A cross-disciplinary team is calling for public discussion about a potential new way to solve longstanding global ecological problems by using an emerging technology called “gene drives.”
David Shifrin of the Public Library of Science (PLOS) speaks with David Rejeski about the importance of properly communicating synthetic biology concepts.
Environmental scientists and synthetic biologists have for the first time developed a set of key research areas to study the potential ecological impacts of synthetic biology.
This report summarizes key findings from two focus groups held in April 2014, which sought to gauge awareness of synthetic biology and neural engineering.
This inventory of synthetic biology-based products and applications gives the public the best available look at the many manufacturer-identified products using this emerging technology. Registered users are encouraged to submit relevant data pertaining to synthetic biology applications, their function, properties, and producer(s).
Poll: 72% of respondents favor/lean towards temp ban on gene editing of human embryos bit.ly/1AniShB #CRISPR http://t.co/0jcOk7KDmy
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Americans mixed on #CRISPR #gene-editing technology, but support moratorium on human experiments prn.to/1FFcpko #genetics #synbio
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