DNA sleuthing: OK to snatch a wine glass?

by jeeg 3. March 2011 20:51
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues is considering today whether to take up an examination now of ethical issues surrounding neuro-imaging and genetic testing. If it decides to do so, Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, had some adv... [More]

Groups Criticize Presidential Commission's Recommendations on Synthetic Biology as Deeply Flawed

by jeeg 24. December 2010 00:10
'Business as usual' wins out over precaution in proposals for policing synthetic organisms WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues today released its recommendations on the oversight of synthetic biology, provoking strong criticism from public intere... [More]

U.S. Bioethics Commission Gives Green Light to Synthetic Biology

by jeeg 22. December 2010 06:08
The president’s bioethics commission says there is no need to temporarily halt research or to impose new regulations on the controversial new field known as synthetic biology. In a report being issued Thursday, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues says that at... [More]
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