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Little Progress at Bioweapons Talks

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Science  15 Dec 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5806, pp. 1673
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5806.1673

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A 3-week international conference to review the international treaty banning biological weapons ended on Friday with the participants basically agreeing to keep talking. But outside observers say the meeting failed in its real ambition: to beef up the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention. (Read more.)