Patriotism and publication

Gannon, Frank
June 2003
EMBO Reports;Jun2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p537
Academic Journal
This article presents information on the creation of weapons of mass destruction and their possible use by terrorists. It is of great concern that the researches being conducted by governmental agencies to develop weapons of mass destruction might help the terrorists in making better biological weapons. However, the publication of scientific research materials concerned with the development of weapons of mass destruction in journals is not favored by government agencies as the information may prove to be useful for terrorists. It is opined that publication of such materials needs to be regulated.


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