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Doomsday Microbes: Is Some Science Too Dangerous to Permit?

Erec Stebbins | Posted 01.29.2013 | Science
Erec Stebbins

Is there danger in stockpiling potential Armageddon microbes, trusting in our ability to secure them? Or in creating new variants whose properties we cannot fully predict? Or might the greatest danger lie in refusing to study them, missing the opportunity to learn what makes them so deadly?

Costly Biodefense Lab Criticized In New Report

Reuters | Kevin Murphy | Posted 09.12.2012 | Science

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kansas (Reuters) - The United States should consider scaling down ambitious plans for a $1 billion laborat...

Ryan Grim

Andy Stern's Bizarre Alliance With Private Equity And Biowarfare | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE, Oct. 13: SIGA Technologies announced Wednesday that a lucrative contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is expected to ...