Pentagon Mistakenly Sends Live Anthrax Samples to Labs Across the Country

by jeeg 28. May 2015 22:20
  The Pentagon announced on Wednesday it had mistakenly sent as many as nine samples of live anthrax to labs across the country, and one internationally. Presumably the announcement was made sheepishly; it’s not a great look for the keeper of America’s nuclear arsenal. ... [More]

$1b effort yields no bioterror defenses

by jeeg 24. January 2011 20:49
The Pentagon is scaling back one of its largest efforts to develop treatments for troops and civilians infected in a germ warfare attack after a $1 billion, five-year program fell short of its primary goal. Even the heavy infusion of research cash and a unified effort by university labs and b... [More]
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