bio-terrorism


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bio-terrorism

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bio-terror

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1. (Military) the use of living organisms and their toxic products to kill or incapacitate, esp as a political weapon
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the use of living organisms and their toxic products to kill or incapacitate, esp as a political weapon
ˈbio-ˌterrorist adj, n
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DARPA launched its biological technology office in 2014 to begin research in hopes of aiding the Defense Department in the fight against unique forms of bio-terrorism, and deploy biological countermeasures to thwart peer adversaries, according to the agency.
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"With the emergence of new threats, including cyber-terrorism and bio-terrorism and the increasing exposure of organisations to traditional threats such as fraud, systems failure, natural disasters, product recalls and more, a resilient approach to business strategies and agile restoration of your business operation is essential," he said.
The liberalist security thinkers are of the view that the revolution in the fields of bio-technology and micro-biology has augmented bio-terrorism because the bio-weapons have become locally produced commodities.
New demands for involvement of the profession include bio-security and the threats of bio-terrorism, the protection of our worlds biodiversity, the protection of our environment and the sustainable management of our natural resources, Minister Seruiratu said.
Nirankar Saxena, Senior Director - BISNET, Science and Technology Innovation Disaster Management, ATA Carnet and Commercialization of Innovation, FICCI, said that the conference was focused on preparedness by having a plan before bio-terrorism strikes.
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The world needs bio-surveillance more than ever before in the face of new and emerging challenges in the form of epidemics, pandemics, bio-terrorism and bio-war fares, which may pose threat not only to health and economy of a country but also to its national security.This was highlighted at an expert talk given by CIIT Department of Bio-sciences Microbiology and Immunology Prof.
A mysterious and deadly outbreak ravages a remote area of western China, and Nick finds himself the lead suspect in a bio-terrorism investigation being conducted by China's elite Snow Leopard counter-terrorism unit.
With an increase in bio-terrorism, the occurrence of illness and deaths is very frequent.
The novel's story involves Harvard professor, Robert Langdon, and his efforts to prevent an act of bio-terrorism. Many see the novel as encouraging mass-market tourists to access Florence's priceless cultural heritage more readily, particularly the city's less-known nooks and crannies that serve as the backdrop to the plot.
VERDICT: Director Chadha uses style and substance to showcase the sensitive issue of bio-terrorism, a subject which takes Bollywood thrillers to a new level.