UK Workshops on Synthetic Biology Reveal Fascination, Worries | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The emerging field of synthetic biology offers "tremendous opportunity," such as the potential for treating diseases, improving crops, making new fuels, and cleaning up the environment, but the public also sees a variety of potential problems that could arise from the technology, according to a new public and stakeholder survey released today by a UK science funding group.

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