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Lawmakers Worry that Lab Expansion Poses Risks

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Science  12 Oct 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5848, pp. 182
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5848.182

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A congressional committee last week took a hard look at the explosion of U.S. biodefense research since the 2001 anthrax attacks, echoing concerns that the number of labs is mushrooming without adequate oversight.

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