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Butler's Samples Spelled Trouble for U.S. Agencies

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Science  19 Dec 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5653, pp. 2058
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5653.2058

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Thomas Butler may be headed to prison for mishandling his plague paperwork. But testimony at his recent trial raises potentially embarrassing questions about whether some government scientists followed all the rules.