[LMB] genetic spying (on topic for once!)

Jason Bontrager jabrwok at mail.utexas.edu
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 11:58:11 -0600


Michael R N Dolbear wrote:

> Gregor was clearly not interested in making his gene-scan public knowledge.

Having an individuals genome available makes it possible to tailor viruses and
bacterial weapons specifically for that individual.  Probably harder to detect
such things, thus creating a security nightmare.

Jason B.