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Report: Lack of engagement may undermine key tech in UK

Government’s “failure” to communicate “priority” engineering to public echoes GM fiasco, says report

A new report has highlighted the lack of recent public engagement on engineering biology, which threatens to undermine the UK government’s goal of establishing Britain as a world leader on the issue.

The report is by Sciencewise—the UK’s public dialogue centre for science and technology policy—on public perceptions of engineering biology, which is the application of engineering principles to biological systems. It focuses on possible applications of the technology in healthcare and how such applications are viewed by the general public.

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