Biosecurity, WMD Bill Clears House Committee; Includes Call for Synthetic Genomic Study | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A US House of Representatives committee this week swiftly passed a new anti-terrorism and weapons of mass destruction bill that emphasizes biosecurity, proposes creating a specific intelligence strategy for biothreats, and seeks to begin to create a safety shield of new measures against bioterrorism.

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