Bio-inspired Innovation and National Security
By Robert E. Armstrong, Mark D. Drapeau, Cheryl A. Loeb and James J. Valdes
Oct. 1, 2010 —
Despite various treaties and protocols, offensive biological weapons use has continued to this day, with the anthrax attacks of 2001 being the most recent incident. Such activity has led to a strong defensive program, with medical science developing numerous countermeasures that have benefited both civilian and military populations.