My Take: A Week in Tomorrow

Nigel M. de S. Cameron Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET), Washington, DC Quite the eventful time for me, this past week, immersing myself in tomorrow. First up, our C-PET Roundtable on Synthetic Biology last Friday. Biology isn’t what it used to be. As the engineering approach to living systems moves beyond theory to … Continue reading

SynBio round 1

My Take C-PET’s Synthetic Biology Roundtable, first round Nigel M. de S. Cameron I’ve had a couple of encounters with synthetic biology before. The National Science Foundation invited me to join a site visit to the main federally funded synbio research project, with a mandate to review all the non-technical aspects (ethics, security, law, and … Continue reading