Potential Biohazards of Recombinant DNA Molecules
, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 07/1974, Volume 71, Number 7, p.2593-4, (1974)
This original call for a moratorium on recombinant DNA research, written by Paul Berg, is known as "The Asilomar Declaration."
Patents and Genomic Medicine
A biotech lawyer explains that it's not just patents on genes, but also patents on the technologies used to manipulate and study them, that could slow development of new drugs.
Bioethics.net: American Journal of Bioethics online
, Cambridge, Mass.Philadelphia, (2007)
The American Journal of Bioethics (online) features frequently updated news about stem cell research, policy and regulation.
, Boston, MA, p.v., (2007)
The Council for Responsible Genetics (CRG) Web site covers scientific, medical and bioethical issues from the perspective of the organization's goals to promote public debate and to advocate for socially responsible use of new technologies. Tables of contents and selected articles are available on the site.