US biodefence facilities ramp up

by jeeg 6. May 2014 22:26
  The future of the US government’s biodefence strategy sits in a warehouse in rural Texas. A dozen gleaming-white trailers, each about the length of a bus, hold equipment for producing millions of doses of medical countermeasures against some of the world’s deadliest threats. Th... [More]

Will hackers find bioweapon secrets in the cloud?

by jeeg 4. April 2014 18:04
  The collision of big data and decoded genetic information is creating a wealth of opportunities for biologists, engineers and public health researchers. However, there is also the potential that advances in computing and genetics are providing potentially catastrophic opportunities for mal... [More]
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