March 27th, 2012 | Category: Audio, Beginner's Guides, Ethics, Media coverage, Synthetic Biology | Leave a comment

Synthetic Biology on R4’s Today

The BBC’s David Shukman reports on Synthetic Biology on the Today program (7:40 time slot).

February 7th, 2012 | Category: Audio, Ethics, Media coverage, Multimedia | Leave a comment

Biosecurity on BBC R4

BBC Radio 4pm tonight at 8pm, File on 4 discusses Biosecurity, …a rapidly developing branch of science known as ‘synthetic biology’ offers dramatic possibilities for developing new vaccines and targeting many lethal diseases. But does it also increase the risk that newly-created organisms could be used for harmful purposes