FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Biological threats provide fertile plot material for books, movies and videogames
Studying our natural internal bacteria could help doctors cure diseases that affect millions
The study confirms "the existence of an offensive biological warfare research programme in Nazi Germany."
GE to develop "Biotic Man" to enable faster development of drugs
An inventive alternative to antibiotics
A post-9/11, post-anthrax funding boom has made the nation's "hot zones" the hottest research areas around. Is this a good thing?
9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Ricin is one of the most poisonous substances on Earth and it's scarily easy to make.
Toxin sniffers, missile jammers, dirty-bomb detectors: Will a new security arsenal make us safer?
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
Around the world, scientists are risking their lives to retrieve seeds destined for a massive vault near the North Pole. Their work just might save mankind
Well, at least (ant) war is good for something.
Excerpt: Mind Fixers
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
The world's oldest lizard-like reptile, with roots dating back to the Triassic period, has been found breeding again for the first time in 200 years