Biosecurity: A 21st Century Challenge

Biosecurity: A 21st Century Challenge

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This paper focuses on an emerging challenge that lies at the intersection of science and public policy: namely, that while today, biotechnology is yielding life-enhancing breakthroughs at a thrilling pace, an elite community of scientists warns that these advances may give rise to fiercely destructive forces specifically, biological weapons.
Citation: Zuckerman, M.J. Biosecurity: A 21st Century Challenge (Carnegie Corporation of New York, 2005)
Program: International Peace and Security