Synthetic Biology: public dialogue on synthetic biology

18 Oct Synthetic Biology: public dialogue on synthetic biology

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2009 This report presents the findings of an exploratory public dialogue project, commissioned by the Royal Academy of Engineering and conducted by People Science and Policy Ltd (PSP) to explore uninformed and informed perceptions of and attitudes to synthetic...
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18 Oct Arable crops: a source of renewable raw materials

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) 2010 Once the easily accessible reserves of oil are exhausted, plants will become increasingly important as an industrial resource. For this reason there will probably be a renaissance in wood, linseed, straw and other plant products as raw materials....
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18 Oct Synthetic biology – A new engineering science emerges

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) 2011 Synthetic biology is the attempt to create cells with specific properties. It is about to establish itself as a new engineering science. This brochure wishes to help to expound the opportunities and risks presented by this scientific area...
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18 Oct Statement: Synthetic Biology

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 Based on the disciplines of biology, molecular biology, chemistry, biotechnology as well as information technology and engineering sciences, a new field of research is evolving, called synthetic biology. It has attracted special attention recently, also on an...
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18 Oct Promotion of Young Professionals in Science and Technology

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2009 The shortage of young people in numerous technical professions that can be ascertained at present has been foreseeable for some time owing to various societal trends and conditions—among which the demographical development ranks first. Usually, partial aspects...
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18 Oct Ratification of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine by the Polish Parliament

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) 2012 Letter of the President of PAS and the Chairman of the Committee on Biology of Reproduction of PAS to the Speaker of the Polish Parliament with regard to a legislative initiative on ratifying the Convention signed by the Republic...
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18 Oct Position paper 1/2012 of the Committee on Bioethics PAS of 15 March 2012

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) 2012 On ethical problems of reproductive medicine and clinical genetics requiring legal regulation (including in vitro fertilisation and the need of implementation of the Directive 2004/23/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on setting...
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18 Oct Position paper of the Committee on Bioethics PAS of 8 June 2012 on the admissibility of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD in Poland)

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) 2012 On the directions in legal regulations concerning the application of in vitro fertilisation and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis technologies. The position paper indicates medical and ethical aspects as well as legal regulations in force in Poland and in other countries...
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18 Oct Biomedical engineering careers series practical engineering at the front line of the health service

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2012 Fellow students from his four-year MEng undergraduate course in biomedical engineering at Imperial College London are now in a very wide range of jobs, he says.
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18 Oct Establishing high-level evidence for the safety and efficacy of medical devices and systems

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2013 A summary of a roundtable forum held on 16 January 2013 hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering and The Academy of Medical Sciences.
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