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An Antidote to Bioproliferation

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Science  14 Nov 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5341, pp. 1222
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5341.1222a

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Hoping to deter Russian biological-weapons specialists from being lured to countries that sponsor terrorism, a National Academy of Sciences committee last week urged the Department of Defense (DOD) to help provide them work. The panel called on DOD to launch a 5-year, $38.5 million initiative to fund collaborations between the Russian experts and their U.S. counterparts.