15 Oct 2018

Expect more chemical weapons attacks on Britain’s streets, warns security minister

The UK Home Office Minister recently stated at the country’s National Security Summit that “chemical and biological weapons are marching in closer,” and that terrorists “have developed and worked on a better arsenal and we have to be prepared that might come to our streets here.” The Metropolitan Police Assistant

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20 Sep 2018

DHS Seeking More Data to Help Stop Bioterrorism

DHS’s National Biosurveillance Integration Center has issued a request for information for the purpose of improving its connection to relevant databases that would “improve its capability for biothreat awareness, detection, and information sharing to respond to incidents that may cascade into a nationally significant event.” The threats named in the

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21 Jun 2018

Synthetic biology raises risk of new bioweapons, US report warns

Advances in biology has opened up new possibilities and dangers in a new range of possible bioweapons, according to a recent US report. The advances include increased capabilities of customized virus creation and modification of existing bacteria. The report highlights the ways in which these technologies might be misused as

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15 Mar 2004

Are Biological Weapons Correctly Classified as WMD?

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