Scientists claim breakthrough in taming genetically modified E.coli bacteria

by jeeg 22. January 2015 20:32
  Scientists have come up with a way to make genetically modified bacteria incapable of running wild in the natural world, according to two reports published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The secret is to make these microbes dependent on artificial food — synthetic amino acids that ... [More]

Location of biological agents is top secret in Maryland

by jeeg 1. April 2011 00:01
High-level containment laboratories and storage facilities that handle dangerous biological agents exist in Frederick County outside the secured gates of Fort Detrick, but state law mandates that the number and location of each remains confidential. That is making difficult the work of the fl... [More]
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