The permanent relation between biology, power and war: the dual use of the biotechnological development.


Throughout the twentieth century, the biological advance had a closer and closer relation with the strategies of power in search of high technology. From 1970, the manipulation of genetically recombined pathogenic agents was a high technological breakthrough that radically over passed traditional biology and reinforced the war relations of science. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/1413-81232015207.13312014