biowarfare


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bi·o·war·fare

 (bī′ō-wôr′fâr′)
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biowarfare

[ˈbaɪəʊˈwɔːfɛəʳ] Nguerra f bacteriológica
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Telford said biowarfare efforts focused on agents that can quickly disable targets.
These challenges have names like Climate Change, Overpopulation, Resource Depletion, Nuclear Terrorism, Biowarfare, the Singularity.
de Sousa et al., "Can biowarfare agents be defeated with light?" Virulence, vol.
Combating the threat of biowarfare and bioterrorism: defending against biological weapons is critical to global security.
He discusses the main concepts and features of bio-aggression, including the history of biological warfare from its practice by Chinese warriors 5,000 years ago through its use in the Middle Ages and Renaissance and its manifestation in the modern era, including the attempt to deploy a virus to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, advances in state-operate biowarfare programs of Germany, Japan, the former Soviet Union, and the US in the 20th century, and non-state bioterrorism in the present day, including the al-Qaeda network.
Sources Sought:Drug Countermeasures against Bacterial Biowarfare Agents
Also at the university, Clover served as associate vice president for health affairs and health informatics as well as director of the Center for the Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism.
Francisella tularensis is category A select biowarfare agent (Wong et al.
Other international treaties may also impact on the transfer of certain cell lines based on potential animal virus contamination, use in the manufacture of biowarfare agents, etc.
As stated by the codirector, Center for the Deterrence of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism, microbial forensics provides "much greater detail to determine the precise strain and substrain." (6) Using a greater level of detail, the source of the anthrax was eventually traced to a vat at the U.S.
Even worse, terrorists (or criminals) could use this to make pathogens for biowarfare or extortion.