Posts Tagged ‘Genetic engineering law’

New Zealand genetic modification laws need an overhaul Comments 0

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
genetic modification

An expert panel has been set up by Royal Society Te Apārangito consider the implications of new technologies that allow much more controlled and precise ‘editing’ of genes. It has concluded it’s time for an overhaul of the regulations and that there’s an urgent need for wide discussion and debate about gene editing within and Read more

Strongest call yet for overhaul of ‘outdated’ genetic engineering laws Comments 0

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

New Zealand’s top scientific body has joined calls for an overhaul of genetic engineering (GE) laws, after finding an “urgent need” for a fresh look at how we might use the contentious technology. The Prime Minister’s chief science adviser has also shared with Jacinda Ardern her belief that laws governing gene editing technologies were no Read more