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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

JUST RELEASED!

Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification

Identifying the Culprit - Assessing Eyewitness Identification

On October 2, 2014, CSTL released the report Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification.  The report recommends best practices that law enforcement and the courts should follow in order to improve the likelihood that eyewitness identifications used in criminal cases will be accurate.

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Project Information

Understanding Risk Frameworks for Emerging Technologies

SynBio DNA Helix

Video from the second meeting of CSTL's Forum on Synthetic Biology is now available.  The meeting was designed to stimulate discussion so as to gain a better understanding of what has been learned in recent decades with regards to managing risk in the context of emerging technologies and, specifically, how to apply that knowledge to synthetic biology.

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  CSTL PROJECTS IN THE NEWS

   Read media coverage of CSTL projects and activities 
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Eyewitness ID Report
Synthetic Biology Forum
International Animal Research Regulations Report
H5N1 Research Controversy Workshop
Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition
Six Party Synthetic Biology Symposia
Anthrax Mailings Report
University Intellectual Property Report
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Workshop
Synthetic Biology Symposium
Forensic Science Report
Science and Security Report   

CSTL Meetings

  Latest Reports View more... 

Emerging and Readily Available Technologies and National Security

 

Emerging and Readily Available Technologies and National Security: A Framework for Addressing Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues

Perspectives on Research with H5N1 Avian Influenza

 

Perspectives on Research with H5N1 Avian Influenza: Scientific Inquiry, Communication, Controversy; Summary of a Workshop

International Animal Research Regulations

 

International Animal Research Regulations: Impact on Neuroscience Research; Workshop Summary
Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition
 
 
Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition

Press Release

 

Review of the Scientific Approaches Used During the FBI's Investigaton of the 2001 Anthrax Mailings

Press Release