The Hope and Challenge of Synthetic Biology


Mankind’s newfound ability to edit germline codes will soon be widely available. We will also be able to extend the palette of naturally available amino acids for molecular assembly. The US needs a policy framework that defines and addresses the five key decisions that will determine whether we can leverage the benefits and simultaneously defend against attacks.

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Content Author: 
Jay J. Schnitzer, Peter L. Levin
Content Source: 
2018 IEEE International Symposium on Technology in Society (ISTAS) Proceedings
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News