The quiet before the storm: anticipating developments in synthetic biology

@article{Mampuys2010TheQB,
  title={The quiet before the storm: anticipating developments in synthetic biology},
  author={Ruth Mampuys and Frans W. A. Brom},
  journal={Poiesis & Praxis},
  year={2010},
  volume={7},
  pages={151-168}
}
Synthetic biology aims at designing biological systems, at building ‘living machines’. The emergence of synthetic biology has reignited the cycle of public debate. The old biotechnology debate is being reiterated and the controversies are deepened. The societal debate follows the technological hype cycle. A new technology with a high visibility and high… CONTINUE READING