Judging synthetic biology risks

As a member of the European Commission (EC) Scientific Advisory Group for New and Emerging Environmental and Health Risks, Markus Schmidt from Biofaction, helps to define the field of Synthetic Biology and advice EC on how to assess its benefits, risks, and research needs.  An editorial published in Science Magazine, January 9, 2015,  outlines the work to-date and seeks public comment.

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