Navigation Links
Does Synthetic Biology Need Synthesized Ethics?
Date:6/24/2009

ology Project. "Synthetic biology provides both a test case and an opportunity to get in front of these issues."

The report explores the differences between physical and non-physical harms and pro-actionary and pre-cautionary frameworks, in an effort to better define the ethical issues around an emerging area such as synthetic biology.

To download the report and find more information about synthetic biology, see: www.synbioproject.org.

About Synthetic Biology

According to the U.K. Royal Academy of Engineering, synthetic biology aims to design and engineer biologically based parts, novel devices and systems as well as redesign existing, natural biological systems.

The Synthetic Biology Project is an initiative of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Project aims to foster informed public and policy discourse concerning the advancement of synthetic biology. For more information, visit: www.synbioproject.org

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (www.wilsoncenter.org) is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center establishes and maintains a neutral forum for free, open, and informed dialogue. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds and engaged in the study of national and international affairs.

The Hastings Center (www.thehastingscenter.org) is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's
'/>"/>

SOURCE Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. CODA Genomics Announces Issuance of Optimized Synthetic Gene Production Patent
2. FDA Approves IXEMPRA(TM) (ixabepilone), a Semi-Synthetic Analog of Epothilone B, for the Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer
3. Venter Institute Scientists Create First Synthetic Bacterial Genome
4. ES Vascular Receives CE Mark for its First Aortic Stapler for End-to-End Anastomosis Between Synthetic Grafts and Aorta During Open Repair of Aortic Aneurysmal and Occlusive Disease
5. WuXi PharmaTech Promotes Dr. Rujian Ma to VP of Synthetic Chemistry
6. The MathWorks Sponsors iGEM Competition for Synthetic Biology at MIT : MATLAB and SimBiology Help Accelerate Design of Synthetic Biological Systems
7. RNAi Helps Illuminate the Inner Workings of the Cell Cycle: Synthetic RNAissance™ Genes Created by DNA2.0 Enable Key Research
8. Synthetic Biology Importance in the 21st Century
9. Synthetic Biology: The Next Biotech Revolution Is Brewing
10. Pepscan Achieves a Breakthrough With CLIPS Immunogen Technology: Synthetic Peptide Antigen is Able to Induce Fully Functional Antibodies Against a Formerly Intractable GPCR Target CXCR7
11. Synthetic Biology on the Rise
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 10, 2014 Senior supply chain ... professional associations, addressed the challenges of “Reducing Cost, Lead ... Industries” through strategic sourcing. Describing the partnership of the ... Supply Chain Management Institute ( SCMI) of the ... June 24 at the Kroc Institute of Peace and ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014  Kainos Capital, a firm specializing in acquiring ... it has acquired the Slim-Fast brand from Unilever. Unilever ... of the transaction were not disclosed. Slim-Fast ... that markets ready-to-drink shakes, powders, bars and snacks to ... and in the United Kingdom ...
(Date:7/10/2014)...   Ceres, Inc . (Nasdaq: CERE ... financial results for the three months ended May 31, ... Ceres reported that the company and its customers ... season in Brazil, which concluded in June, despite dry ... areas for part of the growing season. Yields of ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... D.C., June 17, 2014 Using microscopic polymer ... specific gases, researchers at MIT,s Quantum Photonics Laboratory ... levels in the parts-per-billion range. Optical sensors are ... their high signal-to-noise ratio, compact, lightweight nature, and ... gas sensors had been developed before, the MIT ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 2Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 3Biotech & Biopharm Supply Chain Management Executives Launch BSMA in San Diego 4Kainos Capital Acquires Slim-Fast From Unilever 2Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Ceres Announces Fiscal Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9Swell new sensors 2
... research that gives literal meaning to the term "power ... nanofibers that could one day be woven into clothing ... properties that allow them to convert into electricity the ... "This technology could eventually lead to wearable ,smart ...
... 12 CoAxia™, Inc. of Maple Grove, MN ... randomized, controlled, pivotal trial of NeuroFlo™ Perfusion Augmentation Therapy as ... to complete data collection and analysis of results in Q3 ... US FDA. , Ischemic stroke is one of the largest ...
... ... announce that Maastricht based forensics lab DNalysis have successfully rolled out PatentSafe, protecting their ... secure electronic repository. , ... Bracknell, UK (PRWEB) Feburary 10, 2010 -- Amphora Research Systems is pleased to ...
Cached Biology Technology:New fiber nanogenerators could lead to electric clothing 2CoAxia Announces Completion of Enrollment in Ischemic Stroke Trial 2CoAxia Announces Completion of Enrollment in Ischemic Stroke Trial 3Independent Forensics Company DNalysis Implement Amphora's PatentSafe Solution to Preserve and Secure Findings 2Independent Forensics Company DNalysis Implement Amphora's PatentSafe Solution to Preserve and Secure Findings 3
(Date:7/14/2014)... have shown how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis ... Research published today reveals the existence of previously unknown ... in shrinking tumours. , It is hoped that ... anti-cancer properties. , The research was co-led ... used samples of human breast cancer cells to induce ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... release is available in French . ... An international research project, led by the Research ... Montreal, reports that a new oral medication is showing ... congenital amaurosis (LCA). Until now, this inherited retinal disease ... complete blindness, has remained untreatable. The study is published ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... eastern New South Wales, Australia when NASA,s Aqua satellite ... on July 11 (12:35 p.m. local time/11:35 p.m. EDT ... South Wales (NSW), the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) ... and spotted smoke (light brown) from various fires. Actively ... in red. , The New South Wales, Australia Government ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):UEA research reveals how cannabis compound could slow tumour growth 2MUHC researcher unveils novel treatment for a form of childhood blindness 2
... of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have uncovered a handful ... offering a new tool for understanding obesity and finding ... described in a paper published this month in the ... took armies of microscopic worms called C.elegans ...
... multitouch microscope integrates two Finnish innovations and brings new ... Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) have in collaboration ... and finger gesture controlled microscope. The method is a ... giant-size multitouch display. The result is an entirely ...
... NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: Bioinformatics ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0461692/Bioinformatics-–-A-Global-Market-Overview.html At the ... in creating and maintaining a database that stored ...
Cached Biology News:UCSF team shows how to make skinny worms fat and fat worms skinny 2UCSF team shows how to make skinny worms fat and fat worms skinny 3Big size multitouch display turned into a microscope 2Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 2Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 3Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 4Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 5Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 6Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 7Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 8Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 9Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 10Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 11Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 12Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 13Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 14Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 15Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 16Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 17Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 18Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 19Reportlinker Adds Bioinformatics - A Global Market Overview 20
... spectrofluorometer with a minimum 1 nm resolution ... or greater for the Raman band of ... keep in mind in order to meet ... or anisotropic measurements. ,The FP-6500 is designed ...
... Microarrays designed for genome-wide microRNA expression ... and powerful Paraflo microfluidic on-chip synthesis ... part of our comprehensive microRNA Expression ... The Arabidopsis microRNA Microarray contains ...
... Microarrays designed for genome-wide microRNA expression ... powerful Paraflo microfluidic on-chip synthesis platform. These ... comprehensive microRNA Expression Profiling Service. ... contains all known cow microRNAs (108 unique ...
... microRNA expression profiling and built on ... on-chip synthesis platform. These microarrays are ... microRNA Expression Profiling Service. ... Microarray contains all known virus microRNAs ...
Biology Products: