Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists Warns About Militarization Of Human-Modification Tech

Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists Warns About Militarization Of Human-Modification Tech

Last year James Clapper, when he was US director of national intelligence, labelled emerging population-level genetic-modification techniques as potential weapons of mass destruction. A number of states, in the context of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, have in recent years voiced concerns about state investment into biotechnology. Yet ethical reviews of gene editing to date in the United States have barely touched upon concerns about growing military interest in cutting-edge biotech—as reflected in their absence from recent reports on both environmental and human modification biotechnology.

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