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Video Short: Was it Weaponized?

In this bonus video, see how scientists determined whether the 2001 anthrax had been specially engineered to disperse.
Publish Date: Topic: Military + EspionageMilitary & EspionageBrand: NOVA ScienceNOWNOVA ScienceNOW

Were the anthrax spores used in the 2001 terrorist attacks specially engineered to better disperse through the air? As this video extra shows, to find out, scientists at Sandia National Laboratories peered closely at the spores with electron microscopes and then reported their perhaps surprising findings to the FBI.

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