Biology's Brave New World

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

In the cover story for the November/December issue of Foreign Affairs, Laurie Garrett offers a brief history of the synthetic biology revolution, looking ahead to future possibilities and policy challenges. At the core of the dual-use research problem is information, rather than microbes, and over-regulating the flow of information risks stifling science and crippling international collaborative research.

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