biological warfare

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Synonyms for biological warfare

the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food

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Project BioShield was established in 2004 to provide much needed funding to procure important countermeasures to protect the American public in the event of a biowarfare attack.
Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) to continue the collaborative research on therapeutics against anthrax and other unspecified biowarfare agents.
But as recent events have shown, this weapon fortunately still has a long way to go to achieve the tragic death toll so many biowarfare alarmists claim it can.
Department of Defense, to adapt its pioneering small-molecule drug design platform to the rapid design and optimization of drugs against biowarfare agents.
In the United States and abroad, there has been an increased concern over the threat of nuclear terrorism and biowarfare.
The basic epidemiologic approach in the evaluation of a potential bioterrorist or biowarfare attack is not different from any standard epidemiologic investigation.
NASDAQ: SIGA), a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight biowarfare pathogens and protect the population at large, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Dr.
Introduces Compact Continuous Monitoring System for Airborne Biowarfare Agents
Because eTags are small molecules that do not interfere with biological processes, the opportunities for their use are broad, says Singh, ranging from detecting biowarfare agents such as anthrax and smallpox, to discovering biomarkers of cancer.
This is a very clever exploitation" of lysin, says biowarfare researcher Stephen Morse of Columbia University.
The colloquium will focus on measuring, detecting, and monitoring in these areas: 1) recognizing and addressing established and emerging infectious diseases, 2) ensuring a safe food supply, 3) averting catastrophic bioterrorism and biowarfare, and 4) advancing human genetics and molecular medicine.
NASDAQ: SIGA), a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight biowarfare pathogens, announced today that the company's senior management will discuss SIGA's results of operations for the third quarter during a conference call scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2007, at 10:00 a.
is pleased to announce today that it has developed and introduced the Biosniffer(TM), a continuous monitoring detector designed to provide real- time information on the airborne release of biowarfare agents.
4 million contract with the Air Force Medical Service for the development of counter-measures against important potential biowarfare pathogens, the Dengue viruses, and other water-related viral agents.