Month: March 2014
The risk of a manmade pandemic sparked by a laboratory escape is not hypothetical: Many laboratory escapes of high-consequence pathogens have occurred. Ironically, these laboratories were working with pathogens to prevent the very outbreaks they ultimately caused.
Cooperation on arms control and non-proliferation has survived so far, but broken ties in other areas will make it difficult to mend the relationship.
Bulletin Media Contact: Janice Sinclaire, [email protected] CHICAGO– March 25, 2014–The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University will host a symposium that explores the role of scientists as policy advisors and public watchdogs in a society that often has difficulty differentiating science from sound … Continued
Learning from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
After years of delay, the US Navy plans to survey all occupied residences on former base in San Francisco Bay for radioactive contamination.
As Energy Department contractors send robots to explore WIPP's caverns, the future of the world’s only operating high-hazard radioactive waste repository is uncertain.
Eerie premonitions of the Crimean crisis in the Bulletin's past coverage of Ukraine.
With a cutting-edge project in Southeast Asia, the EU asserts a trailblazing role in fighting global CBRN threats
Permanently reducing the threat posed by radiological sources will require minimizing and then eliminating their use altogether, transitioning to alternative technologies and practices.
Why negotiators in Vienna shouldn’t yet embark on dealing with Iran’s ballistic missiles.
As the world looks on with trepidation at the growing crisis between Ukraine and Russia, does anyone think that the nuclear arsenals of Russia and the United States could play a constructive role? Of course not.