Jane's Defense Weekly, May 1, 1998
An overview of how genetic engineering is making the biological weapons threat
ever more deadly. Focusing on the potential of genetically altering anthrax
bacterium and botulinum toxin, the author looks at the Soviets' work with
anthrax and the Japanese sect Aum Shinrikyo's attempts to genetically engineer
botulism toxin with E.coli bacteria.
New Scientist, Sept. 19, 1998
MacKenzie summarizes the formidable obstacles that exist in creating effective
anti-bioweapon defenses - from protective gear, to detection gadgets, to
medicines. It's a gloomy report, the only bright side being the United
States' new urgency in addressing the bio-terrorist threat.