New paper: public response to genetically engineered coral using synthetic biology
A team of social scientists has investigated the factors that influence public support for the development of genetically engineered coral.
Science integration: responsible advancement of synthetic biology
Combining the natural and social sciences when planning and conducting research in synthetic biology is an important step towards responsible science.
Public attitudes towards synthetic biology
A national survey has been conducted by CSIRO’s Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform as an important first step in measuring public attitudes towards synthetic biology. The survey draws on the views of more than 8,000 Australians, and researchers are examining the data to determine current attitudes to these emerging technologies.