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Editors call for responsibility in publishing “dangerous” research

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7386.411 (Published 22 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:411
  1. Tim Radford
  1. Denver

    Thirty two of the world's leading journal editors and scientific authors have called for vigilance and personal responsibility among their ranks whenever potentially “dangerous” research is presented for publication (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2003;100:1464).

    At the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Denver, Colorado, they released a statement, resulting from a workshop sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Centre for Security and International Studies in January, on the question of publishing potentially sensitive, peer reviewed research. The …

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