How to control dual-use technologies in the age of global commerce.

TitleHow to control dual-use technologies in the age of global commerce.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsMaurer, SM, Fischer, M
JournalBulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Pagination41 - 47
Date Published2010/01//
PublisherBulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00963402
KeywordsBiosecurity , BIOTECHNOLOGY , BIOTERRORISM , Government , international , Nuclear , SYNTHETIC , TREATIES
AbstractVoluntary standards in the synthetic biology industry point a way forward to controlling many emerging and potentially dangerous technologies, even as they become easier to acquire than ever before and traditional government controls and treaties become less effective. 
NotesAccession Number: 47410767; Maurer, Stephen M. Fischer, Markus; Source Info: Jan2010, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p41; Subject Term: SYNTHETIC biology; Subject Term: INTERNATIONAL trade; Subject Term: BIOSECURITY; Subject Term: BIOTERRORISM; Subject Term: GOVERNMENT policy; Subject Term: TREATIES -- Interpretation & construction; Subject Term: BIOTECHNOLOGY industries -- Moral & ethical aspects; Subject Term: BIOTECHNOLOGY -- International cooperation; Subject Term: NUCLEAR nonproliferation -- International cooperation; NAICS/Industry Codes: 522293 International Trade Financing; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541710 Research and development in the physical, engineering and life sciences; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541711 Research and Development in Biotechnology; Number of Pages: 7p; Document Type: Article
Short TitleBulletin of the Atomic Scientists