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Will the real synthetic biology please stand up?

People within the life sciences often use the term “synthetic biology” but still disagree on exactly how to define it. One running joke is that if you ask five scientists, you’ll get six different definitions. The term was coined by biotech researchers who wanted to set their efforts apart from ongoing biotech applications… Continue reading Will the real synthetic biology please stand up?

Groups Call on Ecover and Method to Drop Extreme Genetic Engineering Plans

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 2, 2014.  In an open letter released today, 17 national and international consumer, environmental, women’s health and farming groups called on leading “natural” cleaning and personal care… Continue reading Groups Call on Ecover and Method to Drop Extreme Genetic Engineering Plans