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US military wants to know what synthetic-biology weapons could look like - MIT Technology Review


MIT Technology Review
“Synthetic biology does expand the risk. That is not a good-news story,” says Gigi Gronvall, a public health researcher at Johns Hopkins and one of the report's 13 authors. “This report provides a framework to systematically evaluate the threat of ...
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PhD Position in Plant Cell Biology/Plant Biophysics - Times Higher Education (THE)


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A PhD position is available in the Department of Biology. The appointment has a duration of 3 years with the possibility of until 1 year extension with 25% teaching duties in agreement with the department. Information about the department. The strategy ...

US Department of Defense Says 'Synthetic Biology' Is a Top Bioterror Threat - Inverse


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In light of this concern, the Department of Defense commissioned the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to write a report on the potential role of synthetic biology in engineering new bioterror threats. The report, published ...
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