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Senate Bill Would Alter Biosafety, Select Agent Rules

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Science  20 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5883, pp. 1573
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5883.1573

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Last week, a bipartisan pair of U.S. senators introduced a bill that would streamline the red tape involved in studying potential bioweapons as well as address safety concerns at the nation's biodefense labs.