SECB opinions on the handling of scientific findings with the potential of misuse, April 2015

25.08.2015

Research with pathogenic organisms could be misused for criminal (bioterrorism) or military (bioweapons) purposes. In recent years there has been increasing discussion of such dual use research and the publication of research findings. The SECB has updated and amended its opinions. An unnecessary restriction of scientific research and medical advances should  be avoided.

SECB opinions on the handling of scientific findings with the potential of misuse

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