"Discourses on Synthetic Biology in Europe" is a working paper published by Rathenau Instituut in the context of the project "Global Ethics in Science


Henk van den Belt's article analyses arguments rasied in the emerging societal debates on synthetic biology and the way its practitioners respond to criticism.


Karlsruhe, 16.09.2015. New technologies have often been accompanied by fear and skepticism on the part of the public.


What are the potential benefits and risks associated with altering human DNA? Is science and society prepared for the ethical, moral, and policy questions raised by new technological capabilities?


Members of the Slovenian partner University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, attended the annual conference on Critical Issues in Science and Technology Studies, organized by the Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and S


The ethical issues raised by a variety of emerging technologies are often similar and familiar.