Federation of American Scientists Module 1.0: Introduction
Topic: Discussion Subtopic: Discussion Questions

Do you believe it sufficient (and realistic) to rely on individual scientists to monitor their own research so as to both recognize potential dual -use issues and resolve concerns?
Given the rapid advancement and specialization of biotechnology research, is it realistic to expect IBCs, NSABB, and other institutional review bodies to surface dual-use issues of concern?
What is the responsibility of scientists and scientific journals, alike, to communicate to the public the implications and justifications for research being published?
How should biosecurity precautions be exercised by researchers at each step of the research process (conception, proposal, conduct, and publication)?

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