Sunday, December 09, 2007

The Future of Warfare

Is genomic. And the first really comprehensive overview of the threat can be read here. It's useful to remember that this is not futuristic stiff. About five years ago, some scientists purchased chromosomes from the back of some science magazines and re-engineered the polio virus, genetically modified it and delivered the results to NIH. You can read about that (and other, similarly terrifying "developments") here.