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Science  11 Feb 2000:
Vol. 287, Issue 5455, pp. 981
DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5455.981

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The Biology of Doom The History of America's Secret Germ Warfare Project. Ed Regis. Holt, New York, 1999. 267 pp. $25, C$37.50. ISBN 0-8050-5764-1.

Regis offers an account of the biological warfare programs of the United States, Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom. He is particularly interested in the question of why biological weapons have seen so little use.