“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….