1 November 2007

Synthesizing Biosecurity

Stephen M. Maurer

Stephen M. Maurer holds appointments at the University of California’s Goldman School of Public Policy and Berkeley Law School. Trained as a lawyer, he helped to develop and finalize...


Laurie Zoloth

Laurie Zoloth is director of the Center for
Bioethics, Science and Society and professor of medical ethics and
humanities at...

Protecting the public from the risks of synthetic biology depends on the scientific community's will, capacity, and commitment to regulate itself.