Future environmental applications and implications of synthetic biology

Event on 30 April 2013. Foresight Action Network’s Spring meeting on the Future Environmental Applications and Implications of Synthetic Biology was hosted by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and sponsored by the Natural Environment Research Council. Synthetic biology aims to design and build new biological parts and systems, or to modify existing ones, to carry out novel tasks. According to the Government Office for Science, “synthetic biology has the potential to drive in…

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