Debating a Proposed Moratorium On Synthetic Biology Research

Sanna J. Ali


This essay explores the ethical issues surrounding the public policy debate of imposing a moratorium on synthetic biology research.  In particular, this article explores the risks of synthetic biology research, including those of safety, intellectual property rights, and a shift in the global economy, while assessing whether these risks are dangerous enough to call for a moratorium.


Moratorium, Synthetic, Biology, Risks, Synthetic Biology, Research

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