Trends in American & European Press Coverage of Synthetic Biology
The increase in media coverage of synthetic biology between 2003-2008 is tracked in this 2008 report. The combined survey rests on the findings of individual U.S. and European press coverage analyses, and examines aspects of synthetic biology that may be cause for either potential public acceptance or rejection of the technology. The report concludes with an agenda for future social science research that can inform our understanding of how public perceptions of synthetic biology develop.
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Formerly European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Technological Development, Directorate on Science, Economy and Society
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