Self-Regulation of Science: What Can We Still Learn from Asilomar?

Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 59 (3):364-381 (2016)

Abstract
Ethical decision-making in public health rarely involves simply avoiding a bad choice in favor of a good choice. Instead, it requires policymakers to strike a balance among conflicting goals that are all good—goals such as the health of populations and individuals, knowledge gained through scientific research, autonomy, social justice, and the efficient use of limited resources. This balance can be elusive, and perfect examples are the legal instruments governing dual-use research, a term describing scientific endeavors meant to produce beneficial knowledge or technology, but that could also be misapplied. Dual-use research of concern policies were implemented...
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