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From Bioweapons Backwater to Main Attraction

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Science  18 Apr 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5618, pp. 414-415
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5618.414

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The anthrax research community has got together for the first time in 2 years, and they find themselves in a new field. The 2001 anthrax attacks in the United States have prompted a flood of new money into labs focusing on the causative agent, Bacillus anthracis.