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BMA says scientists should take part in bioterrorism debate

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7473.993-a (Published 28 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:993
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    The danger that some of the science in the rapidly expanding field of biotechnology may be misused to develop lethal weapons is one of the biggest threats to international security, warned Professor Malcolm Dando, head of peace studies at Bradford University, at the launch of the BMA's latest report on biotechnology and weapons.

    The report also says that scientists need to be at the fore-front of the debate on how …

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