Peter Griffin posted in bioethics • Gareth Jones • synthetic genome on May 26th, 2010.
Bioethicist Gareth Jones writes about the creation of the first functional synthetic genome, arguing that placing a moratorium on the continuation of such research is not necessary. He also points out that, while the breakthrough is significant, it is years away from having practical applications. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Humans have been increasing […]
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