New gene editing techniques are being developed which will allow more changes to be made to the DNA of plants, animals and humans.
This raises new questions about the ethical implications of these technologies and potential impacts on human rights and the environment. There is also debate about how these new techniques are likely to be regulated.
- Press articles
- EurActiv: New plant breeding techniques: Innovation breakthrough or GMOs in disguise? (22nd October 2015)
- FG Insight: GM or not GM? Why key decisions on new technology will shape EU plant breeding (16th October 2015)
- The Scientist: Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation (25th February 2015)
- New York Times: A Powerful New Way to Edit DNA (3rd March 2014)
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