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Proliferation-resistant biotechnology: an approach to improve biological security

Is there a way to design DNA synthesis technology with safeguards that prevent its cooption for nefarious purposes?

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Nouri, A., Chyba, C. Proliferation-resistant biotechnology: an approach to improve biological security. Nat Biotechnol 27, 234–236 (2009).

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