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Antibiotic Resistance and Dual Use
|Title||Antibiotic Resistance and Dual Use|
|Publication Type||Case Study|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Vallero, Daniel A.|
|Reporter||Perspectives on the Professions|
|Keywords||BIOLOGY , Emerging Technologies , humanities , MEDICINE , MILITARY ethics , PHYSICS , public safety , SCIENCE|
This informational article by Danliel A. Vallero serves as a starting point for group discussion of the possible misuse of emerging technologies, in this case, the dual use for drug-resistant bacteria which could pose a serious threat to human safety and well being. It is accompanied by an annotated presentation that addresses emerging technologies and ethical decision-making.
This material is based on a discussion in D.A. Vallero (2010). Environmental Biotechnology: A Biosystems Approach. Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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