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Biosecurity for the Age of Redesigned Life

Posted on by Gabriella Meltzer

In this panel discussion on NPR's Science Friday , Laurie Garrett discusses the foreign policy implications of recent advances in synthetic biology. With the conversation focused on the iGEM competition, she praises the organization's emphasis on bioethics, but adds that one cannot assume those ethics will be translated to adult-run labs around the world.

Full audio available  here.