An absurd law

“Turkey’s government is about to pass legislation that could cripple the country’s biological research. When politicians respond to popular distrust of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), they sometimes fail to grasp how intricately molecular technologies infiltrate different areas of science. A case in point is now playing out in Turkey, where an attempt to regulate GMOs in agriculture has morphed into a draft law that could wipe out the country’s biomedical research …” (more)

[Nature, 24 February]


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