News of the WeekScientific Community

U.S. Prosecutes Professors for Shipping Microbes

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  09 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5681, pp. 159
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5681.159

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text


The U.S. government last week accused two professors--a scientist and an artist--of illegally shipping normally innocuous microbes. The case has left many academics both worried and upset.