April 9, 2012

Anti-Sci. Protesters Target Synthetic Biology

Hank Campbell, Science 2.0

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What happens when genomics and synthetic biology labs get together?  Anti-science people flip out.  Because, you know, anti-science hippies think scientists are inhuman crazies without families who only care about breaking the laws of nature (maniacal laugh).

The Richmond Field Station, already owned by the University of California system, beat out other existing spots (around 20) who were excited about the chance to host the combined labs because Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore are national labs funded by the apparently inexhaustible coffers of the Department of Energy.  And they bring wealthy,...

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TAGGED: Genetically Modified Organisms, Synthetic Biology, Anti-science


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