Pathogenic organisms used as a weapon of war (WP1342)

Podcast

We discuss how the public health issue is related to the biological weapons issue. We ask if the potential for biological weapons has increased and what we can do to prevent crimes associated with them. Contributors: Jez Littlewood, Assistant Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA), Carleton University, Ottawa Amy Smithson, Senior Fellow, James […]

Chemical weapons (WP1256)

Podcast

What do we mean when we talk about chemical weapons, how do we deal with the removal and avoidance of them and how do we protect ourselves. We talk about the difference between chemical and biological weapons and discuss what happened in Syria. Contributor: Hamish De Bretton-Gordon, Chief Operating Officer, SecureBio, Porton Down, Salisbury Image:¬†Wikimedia […]

Chemical warfare in Syria (WP1260)

Podcast

Chemical warfare in Syria. What happens now and why is it significant? Contributors are: Amy Smithson, Senior Fellow, James Martin Center for Non-proliferation Studies, Washington DC Tim Trevan, Executive Director, International Council for the Life Sciences (ICLS), McLean   Other podcasts in this series Scientists in Government