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Case Studies in Dual-use Biological Research

The "Case Studies in Dual-use Biological Research" illustrate the implications of "dual-use" biology research through case studies of different researchers who have done dual-use research and provides a historical background on bioterrorism, bioweapons and the current laws, regulations and treaties that apply to biodefense research. They include interviews with researchers as well as the primary scientific research papers and discussion questions meant to raise awareness about the importance of responsible biological research.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-04-08 18:44:29
Description The "Case Studies in Dual-use Biological Research" illustrate the implications of "dual-use" biology research through case studies of different researchers who have done dual-use research and provides a historical background on bioterrorism, bioweapons and the current laws, regulations and treaties that apply to biodefense research. They include interviews with researchers as well as the primary scientific research papers and discussion questions meant to raise awareness about the importance of responsible biological research.
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Source Federation of American Scientists
Keyword Biological research, "Dual-use", Bioterrorism, Biological weapons, Biological warfare, Biodefense, Terrorism
Date Of Record Creation 2009-04-08 18:37:04
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Date Last Modified 2009-04-08 18:44:29
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-04-08 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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