Rob Carlson

Rob Carlson is a principal at Biodesic and the author of Biology Is Technology: The Promise, Peril, and New Business of Engineering Life. He has briefed the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention and numerous U.S. government agencies on synthetic biology.

Future Tense
Jan. 19 2012 10:11 AMThe Military’s Push To Green Our ExplosivesEnvironmentally friendly weapons, synthetic biology, and international law.

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