: ' regulation'

Todd Kuiken: Changing Regulation Policy for Synthetic Biology

In May 2013 a New York Times article reported plans to create and distribute glowing plants. On that same morning, Todd Kuiken of the Wilson Center got a call from a senator’s office with a lot [...]

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

In 2010, Craig Venter announced the successful synthesis of a working genome that self-replicates, provoking varied reactions around the world overnight. There was some concern about this new science, and the phrase “playing god” was thrown [...]