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Whole genome comparison of a large collection of mycobacteriophages reveals a continuum of phage genetic diversity
The bacteriophage population is large, dynamic, ancient, and genetically diverse. Limited genomic information shows that phage genomes are mosaic, and the genetic architecture of phage populationsExpand
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Toxic terror : assessing terrorist use of chemical and biological weapons
Policymakers, scholars, and the news media have been alarmed by the potential for chemical and biological weapons (CBW) terrorism, and the U.S. Congress has allocated billions of dollars forExpand
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The promise and perils of synthetic biology.
Copyright 2006. All rights reserved. See www.TheNewAtlantis.com for more information. Over the past fifty years, several pivotal advances have transformed the life sciences, including the discoveryExpand
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Historical trends related to bioterrorism: An empirical analysis.
  • J. Tucker
  • Medicine, Philosophy
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • 1 July 1999
Address for correspondence: Jonathan B. Tucker, Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Project, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 425 VanExpand
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Innovation, Dual Use, and Security: Managing the Risks of Emerging Biological and Chemical Technologies
Recent advances in disciplines such as biotechnology, nanotechnology, and neuropharmacology entail a "dual-use dilemma" because they promise benefits for human health and welfare yet pose the risk ofExpand
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Amaranth: the once and future crop
Amaranth, a former Aztec crop, has the advantage of drought tolerance, high nutritional value, using C/sub 4/ carbon fixation, being a domesticable plant having high yields and needing only minorExpand
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Six-Legged Soldiers: Using Insects as Weapons of War
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Partners and rivals: a model of international collaboration in advanced technology
Concepts from bargaining theory and neorealist theory are integrated in a partners-and-rivals (PAR) model that explains the terms of collaboration between rational actors (for example, firms) thatExpand
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The four faces of microbial forensics.
The emerging field of microbial forensics played a major role in the investigation of the 2001 anthrax mailings and has been closely associated with the process of attribution, or identifying theExpand
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Avoiding the biological security dilemma: A response to Petro and Carus.
  • J. Tucker
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Biosecurity and bioterrorism : biodefense…
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