Liberty to Decide on Dual Use Biomedical Research: An Acknowledged Necessity

  title={Liberty to Decide on Dual Use Biomedical Research: An Acknowledged Necessity},
  author={E. Keuleyan},
  journal={Science and Engineering Ethics},
  pages={43 - 58}
  • E. Keuleyan
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology, Medicine, Computer Science
  • Science and Engineering Ethics
  • Humanity entered the twenty-first century with revolutionary achievements in biomedical research. At the same time multiple “dual-use” results have been published. The battle against infectious diseases is meeting new challenges, with newly emerging and re-emerging infections. Both natural disaster epidemics, such as SARS, avian influenza, haemorrhagic fevers, XDR and MDR tuberculosis and many others, and the possibility of intentional mis-use, such as letters containing anthrax spores in USA… CONTINUE READING
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