RAPS is closely monitoring developments in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. See our public safety page for the latest updates.

 
  • Group of Organizations Call for More Regulation of Synthetic Biology

    • 14 March 2012
    A group of more than 100 organizations are calling for new regulations on synthetic biology, saying current practices are inadequate to safeguard against safety issues, reports Science Magazine . The group-the Synthetic Biology Project (SBP)-is composed of a variety of environmental, watchdog and public interest organizations. The group put forth a series of recommendations recently that call for a moratorium on synthetic biology until adequate safety regulations can be...