The United States could better protect itself against epidemics and bioterrorism by supporting the people who will diagnose and treat the victims.
Without an effective advisory body such as OTA, Congress continues to make decisions about scientific and technological advancements it doesn't fully understand.
When a company decides to sell food on the international market (pet or otherwise), it better understand that everybody’s health is at stake.
The alarming decline of honeybees and other species demonstrates that dangerous biothreats can originate from more natural, innocuous sources than Al Qaeda.
Synthetic biology could drastically alter our way of life. It's up to the scientific community to determine how.
A Hippocratic oath is merely lip service, rigorous ethical standards need to be developed to properly vet those pursuing a career in the life sciences.
If health professionals want to identify an epidemic as early as possible, they need only look to their local zoo.
The Bush administration claims its biological research initiative will help fight terrorism, but does this research violate the Biological Weapons Convention?
How universal health care might prove to be an effective defense against bioterrorism.
Could increased U.S. regulation endanger research in the life sciences--á la human subject research?