biowarfare

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bi·o·war·fare

(bī'ō-wōr'fār)
1. The use of living organisms (e.g., bacteria, viruses, or fungi) or their products (e.g., toxins) in warfare.
2. A common but incorrect designation for the use of chemical or radiologic agents in warfare.
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mallei is an essential tool for antibiotic treatment and prophylaxis in the face of deliberate release of this bio-warfare agent.
In bio-warfare research, scientists have traditionally focused on agents such as anthrax.
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They showed him documents from Britain's Ministry of Defence and MI6, as well as identification cards, proving they had been seconded by the British government to Iraq, working at the Salman Pak bio-warfare plant.
A DNA synthesiser with the ability to customise diseases is stolen from Charlie's campus, raising Don's fears that it may have been an inside job and could be used to begin a bio-warfare programme.
A DNA synthesiser with the ability to customise diseases is stolen from Charlie's campus, raising Don's fears that it may inside job and have been an to begin a bio-warfare programme.
A DNA synthesizer with the ability to customize diseases is stolen from Charlie's campus, raising Don's fears that it may have been an inside job and could be used to begin a bio-warfare programme.
A DNA synthesizer with the ability to customise disease is stolen from charlie's campus, raising Don's fears that it may have been an inside job and could be used to begin a bio-warfare programme.
A DNA sythesiser with the ability to customise diseases is stolen form Charlie's campus, raising Don's fears that it may have been an inside job and could be used to begin a bio-warfare programme.
Officials have also said a 100,000-strong anti-terrorism unit will also be deployed, along with fighter jets, naval vessels, nuclear detectors and bio-warfare equipment.