DURHAM, NC, Sept. 29 (GenomeWeb News) - In an era of heightened concern about the ability of terrorists to access data and research technology that could be used for bioterror attacks, TIGR president Claire Fraser told an audience at the 11th International Conference on Microbial Genomes that the perceived apathy of the scientific community toward security concerns could lead to blanket legislation stifling scientific exchange.

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