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  • n. Alternative spelling of biodefense.

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  • n. procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents


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  • The deadly bacterial spores mailed to victims in the U.S. anthrax attacks, scientists say, share a chemical 'fingerprint' that is not found in bacteria from the flask linked to Bruce Ivins, the biodefence researcher implicated in the crime.

    More Anthrax Revelations Emerge

  • Gary Gaugler/Science Photo Library at a biodefence meeting on February 24, Joseph Michael, a material scientist at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico, presented analyses of three letters sent to the New York Post and to the offices of Senators Tom Daschle and Patrick Leahy.

    More Anthrax Revelations Emerge

  • Deadly germs may be more likely to be spread due to a biodefence lab accident than a biological attack by terrorists.

    Posthuman Blues

  • "This horse is out of the barn," Professor Richard Ebright, a molecular biologist and biodefence expert at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey, told the journal - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • He was Bruce Ivins, a disgruntled scientist working at the Army's biodefence labs at Fort Detrick, Maryland.

    The Guardian World News

  • They determined that biodefence researcher Bruce Ivins was the sole perpetrator; he committed suicide in July 2008, before indictment.

    Scientific American

  • IMVAMUNER which triggered the next option in the contract and furthermore we received funding from the US to advance our research in Ebola and Marburg viruses, which in time may complement our biodefence portfolio.

    Bavarian Nordic Publishes its 2010 Third Quarterly Results - Yahoo! Finance

  • "The US government needs to move more aggressively to reduce the threat of bioterrorism," its website says. warned about botulinum as a bioterror agent, and their colleagues, are high-level advisors on biodefence in the US government and on the Graham-Talent Commission.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • The company's business strategy is focused in three areas: biodefence, cancer and infectious diseases.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • The company's pipeline is focused in the three areas; biodefence, cancer and infectious diseases, and includes seven development programmes.



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