Saturday, June 1, 2013

Deextinction In USA Today

One of the big five newspapers, USA Today, reported on the May 31, 2013, Stanford conference on deextinction. Here is an excerpt:
The legal issues that will surround revived species are very unclear, said Andrew Torrance, a law professor at the University of Kansas and former biotech patent lawyer. But in general, he thinks "there are no solid legal barriers yet to de-extinction.
Interest in deextinction continues to accelerate.