Neurobiology: A case study of the imminent militarization of biology

The biological, medical (and legal) communities should face the near certainty that unless active steps are taken to prevent it, biology will become the next major military technology, and that neuroscience - and by implication much of the rest of modern biology - will become highly vulnerable to use or abuse in entirely unintended, but clearly foreseeable, ways.

About the authors

Mark Wheelis

Mark Wheelis is Senior Lecturer in Microbiology at the University of California, Davis, CA (USA).

Malcolm Dando

Malcolm Dando is Professor of International Security at the University of Bradford (UK) and Director of the Bradford Disarmament Research Centre.