This report gives an understanding of the assessment, management and mitigation of the risk associated with dual-use of biotechnology and the laws, rules, legislation and regulation pertaining to these aspects is critical for promoting a safe scientific culture in Pakistan. It also documents results of the awareness raising surveys which were carried out to do gap analyses to judge the level of awareness among practitioners of science about the “Dual-Use Education”.
This US Department of Agriculture (USDA) infographic provides a reference on how to protect your premises from African swine fever (ASF) and other animal diseases.
The US Secretary of Agriculture released PDFs of information about the risk pathways, biosecurity on farms, signs and symptoms of the disease, and traveler tips.
It’s one thing for activists to protest in a public space, but it’s quite another to have highly-motivated and agitated strangers enter your place of work and home yard.
Federal agents seized one million pounds (454 metric tons) of pork smuggled from China to a port in New Jersey amid fears the meat could contain traces of the African swine fever virus
Eighteen scientists from seven countries have called for “a global moratorium on all clinical uses of human germline editing” — that is, changing DNA in sperm, eggs, or early embryos to make genetically altered children, alterations that would be passed on to future generations.
In the wake of CRISPR babies, there is an urgent need to better regulate and debate whether, when and how related research should be done.
A package of cured pork ears produced in China has tested positive for African swine fever (ASF), bringing the total number of such cases to 31, Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center for ASF said Tuesday, March 11.
A newly expanded genetic alphabet that includes four synthetic nucleotides highlights the need for strict boundaries on their use.
Each farm is different in terms of management and facilities, so there’s no blanket approach to biosecurity.