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Biotechnology -- Social aspects.

GENTECH Mailing List

The main purpose of GENTECH is to exchange information among concerned scientists, activists of grassroot groups and other organizations about the impacts of genetic engineering to environment and society. As there are several other lists and newsgroups backing scientists in biotechnology with academic information the focal point of GENTECH is to provide information and support for individuals and...
The President's Council on Bioethics

Late last year, the President's Council on Bioethics was "created to advise the President on bioethical issues related to advances in biomedical science and technology." The council's Web site allows the public to access information regarding the activities of this council. The site provides transcripts of council sessions organized by date and by topic; a full report regarding human cloning dated...
Biologically-Inspired Technology

A Web site from Michigan State University (1) is a useful starting point for learning about biologically inspired technologies. In addition to briefly discussing the natural processes that are most commonly studied in the development of such technologies, there is a large collection of links to other research efforts and related material. The Ant Colony Optimization project (2) uses the behavior...