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Too Radical for NIH? Try DARPA

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Science  07 Feb 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5301, pp. 744-746
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5301.744

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Alarmed by evidence that terrorists may exploit biological weapons, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)—best known as the originator of the Internet—is moving into biology with some serious money. It is looking for innovative proposals.