Thursday, December 16, 2010
"It's a complete 180 from the prior council," said Arthur Caplan, a University of Pennsylvania bioethicist who testified before the commission.
"It sees its mission, and says so very overtly, as getting involved in practical policy guidance. We're not getting the philosophical treatise treatment from this council."
Presidential commission urges caution on 'synthetic biology', Rob Stein, Washington Post, December 16, 2010
The Bioethics Commission and Synthetic Biology, Summer McGee, PhD, The Bioethics Channel, December 10, 2010