Risk assessment of US agro-biosafety lab found wanting

by jeeg 18. June 2012 19:31
An independent panel reviewing the dangers associated with establishing a high-security laboratory for studying animal diseases in the heart of US cattle country has found that the government has underestimated the risk that livestock will be exposed to microbes escaping from the facility. The l... [More]

Proposed lab for study of animal diseases raises safety concerns

by jeeg 17. November 2010 22:44
A new report requested by Congress is raising questions about the safety of a high-security laboratory that the federal government plans to build in Kansas to study dangerous animal diseases. The National Research Council, which is part of the National Academy of Sciences, found "several... [More]
Log in