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Fox Rx (Synthetic Drugs) #851966

FNC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 29, 2006
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(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Report introduced.

(Stanford, California: Claudia Cowan) Synthetic biologists working to engineer new drugs from microbes featured; details given on other applications of synthetic biology, such as renewable fuels, and concerns about the consequences if the technology fell into the wrong hands. [Synthetic biologist Dr. Jay KEASLING†- talks about how the process works.] [Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics Dr. David MAGNUS†- says technology will make pathogens more accessible to terrorists.]

Gallagher, Trace;
Cowan, Claudia

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