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Policies Governing Dual-Use Research Meant To Preserve Biosecurity Fall Short, National Academies Report Shows

NPR: Efforts To Prevent Misuse Of Biomedical Research Fall Short
“For years, the government has been trying to reduce the risk that legitimate biological research could be misused to threaten the public’s health, but those efforts have serious shortcomings. That’s the conclusion of a report released Thursday by the prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that examined existing practices and policies on so-called dual-use biological research…” (Greenfieldboyce, 9/14).