NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Despite steps by the US government to address recommendations from a presidential bioethics commission on synthetic biology research and development, the federal government has not fully addressed any of those recommendations, which were made in a 2010 report, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars said on Monday.

In December 2010, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues issued a report to address both concerns about synbio technologies and ways the US government could help spur beneficial innovations.

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