Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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The biological century: coming to terms with risk in the life sciences

Journal Article

David Relman - Professor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Professor, Microbiology & Immunology at Stanford School of Medicine; CISAC Affiliated Faculty Member

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Nature Immunology, Vol. 11 no. 4, page(s) 275-278
April 2010

Although the life sciences promise huge benefits, the possibility of doing harm from deliberate misuse of knowledge is an increasingly worrisome issue. Discussion and mitigation of these risks by life scientists must be encouraged.