Synthetic Biology in four minutes and change: Eric Hoffman of Friends of the Earth on Youtube

“Glow in the dark animals! We’re making pigs and rats and cats glow these days…But that’s the realm of normal, everyday, old-school genetic engineering. Now my friends, we’re headed into a new frontier, a more complicated frontier, possibly, a more dangerous frontier.”

In this four-minute segment of the Sci Show, the host explains synthetic biology in easy-to-grasp language, and Eric Hoffman of Friends of the Earth shouts out the recent call for a moratorium on the release of synthetic organisms. And, everybody wears Buddy Holly glasses….

Click here to watch, or go to Climate Connections.