Precaution: Open gene drive research

Esvelt, KM,  Science,  355:589-590. 2017.

IN THEIR POLICY Forum “Precaution and governance of emerging technologies” (11 November 2016, p. 710), G. E. Kaebnick and colleagues convincingly assert that precaution is consistent with support for science. However, they overlook one way to improve safety while hastening discovery: Make research open.