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Deadly bugs on the loose: Federal monitors scramble to keep track of dangerous bioterror research

On Friday the 13th of June 2014, a scientist in a bioterrorism research laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta noticed something unsettling. An unexpected growth appeared on a plate that supposedly held an inactivated form of the deadly anthrax bacteria. More worrisome still, the plate was part of a larger […]