Science Is Profoundly Changing the Dynamics of Bioterrorism

As we’ve highlighted in recent issues, biotech tools are becoming dramatically more sophisticated and easy to use. At the same time, knowledge of gene splicing technology is being widely disseminated by industry and universities. These trends are converging to place biological weapons capabilities within the grasp of terrorists. How big is this threat? And, what countermeasures can we take? We’ll explain.

Since 1945, mankind’s worst nightmare has been nuclear weapons. But, for the next generation, the worst.....

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