The recombinant DNA controversy: a model of public influence

November 1978
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov1978, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p12
The article comments on controversies on recombinant DNA science and technology. It emphasizes the need for government intervention just like what the government did in the case of atomic energy development. It suggests that the government must make some risk and benefit assessment activities in considering funding of recombinant DNA science and technology.


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