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Censoring Science Won't Make Us Any Safer

June 2005

In 1920, the Irish Republican Army reportedly considered a terrifying new weapon: typhoid-contaminated milk.

Biological Security in a Changed World

September 2001

The horrifying events of 11 September 2001 serve notice that civilization will confront severe challenges in the twenty-first century.

Microbe Warfare Hides the Enemy

August 2001

STANFORD, Calif.- For the past seven years, the United States has been negotiating a verification protocol to the Biological Weapons Convention of 1972, hoping to put teeth into the convention's...


Preparation is key to avoiding 'worst-case outcome,' Chertoff says

April 2008

CISAC members Lynn Eden, Martha Crenshaw, and Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar participated in"Germ Warfare, Contagious Disease and the Constitution," a daylong event co-hosted by Stanford Law School....

Censoring science won't make us any safer

June 2005

Recent government efforts to prevent publication of scientific research that might prove helpful to terrorists "may sound reasonable," says CISAC Fellow Laura Donohue, but censoring science is more...

From "cow to consumer," milk supply needs better security, says Wein

May 2005

Milk processing is just as susceptible to terrorism as chemical production, yet the nation's milk supplies are far more vulnerable because many security measures are voluntary, CISAC faculty member...

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Panel Discussion: Hurricane Katrina and Homeland Security: What are the Connections and Research Implications?

October 27, 2005

Lynn Eden is associate director for research/senior research scholar at CISAC. Eden received her Ph.D.