October 2011: The Military's DNA | GenomeWeb

The JASON Defense Advisory Panel, a Cold War-era think tank created to anticipate Soviet technologies and threats, submitted a report last December to the US Department of Defense, highlighting the state of genome-sequencing technologies. JASON, named after the argonaut of Greek mythology, is comprised of an anonymous group of biologists, chemists, and mathematicians, all of whom have high-level security clearance.

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