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Ask the Expert: Major Advances in Synthetic Biology
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Ask the Expert: Major Advances in Synthetic Biology

Technology to Drive Innovation for the Next 50 Years

Jonathan Moreno explains what synthetic biology is, what the J. Craig Venter Institute announcement means, and how to ensure that synthetic biology benefits Americans.

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  • Jonathan D. Moreno

What is synthetic biology? Why is the announcement from the J. Craig Venter Institute important? How can policymakers ensure that synthetic biology benefits Americans?

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Synthetic Biology Grows Up: Announcement of New Organism Paves Way to for Smart Governance

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Jonathan D. Moreno

Senior Fellow