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Iraq's biological weapons. The past as future?
Between 1985 and April 1991, Iraq developed anthrax, botulinum toxin, and aflatoxin for biological warfare; 200 bombs and 25 ballistic missiles laden with biological agents were deployed by the timeExpand
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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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The Anti-Plague System and the Soviet Biological Warfare Program
  • R. Zilinskas
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Critical reviews in microbiology
  • 1 January 2006
The USSR possessed a unique national public health system that included an agency named “anti-plague system.” Its mission was to protect the country from highly dangerous diseases of either naturalExpand
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Cuban allegations of biological warfare by the United States: assessing the evidence.
  • R. Zilinskas
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Critical reviews in microbiology
  • 1999
(1999). Cuban Allegations of Biological Warfare by the United States: Assessing the Evidence. Critical Reviews in Microbiology: Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 173-227.
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A discussion of findings and their possible implications from a workshop on bioterrorism threat assessment and risk management.
In November 2001, the Monterey Institute of International Studies convened a workshop on bioterrorism threat assessment and risk management. Risk assessment practitioners from various disciplines,Expand
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The Gene-splicing wars : reflections on the recombinant DNA controversy
Controversial questions of safety and ethics have surrounded use of recombinant DNA techniques from the beginning. This book takes a historical perspective on the issue, examining the public policy,Expand
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Encyclopedia of bioterrorism defense
Contents. Contents by Category. Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgments. A Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). Aerosol (Aerobiology, Aerosols, Bioaerosols, Microbial Aerosols). Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade (al-AqsaExpand
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New considerations in infectious disease outbreaks: the threat of genetically modified microbes.
Genetically altered microbes are used widely in the conduct of scientific study and have facilitated the development of new medical therapies, preventive strategies, and diagnostic tools.Expand
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Biological warfare : modern offense and defense
Recent revelations about Iraqi and Soviet biological programmes and highly publicized events such as the deployment of anthrax and botulinum by the Aum Shinrikyo sect in Japan have made clear theExpand
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