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Biotechnology too important to leave to experts

14 years, 8 months ago

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Posted on Feb 17, 2004, 5 a.m. By Bill Freeman

Decisions about biotechnology are too important to be left solely to government, business or science. Sir Paul Reeves, Chair of Toi te Taiao: the Bioethics Council said today. Sir Paul was launching the Council's first nationwide public dialogue - on the use of human genes in other organisms.

Decisions about biotechnology are too important to be left solely to government, business or science. Sir Paul Reeves, Chair of Toi te Taiao: the Bioethics Council said today. Sir Paul was launching the Council's first nationwide public dialogue - on the use of human genes in other organisms. In the keynote speech in Dunedin to the New Zealand Bioethics Conference (hosted by the Bioethics Centre at the University of Otago) Sir Paul said New Zealand needed a better way than the GM debate to discuss the cultural, ethical and spiritual issues that arise from the rapid development of biotechnologies.

Source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0402/S00085.htm



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