Safeguarding Benchtop DNA Synthesis

Benchtop DNA synthesizers could become more ubiquitous, and it’s up to policymakers to chart the way forward The genetic blueprints for humans, plants, disease-causing bacteria, and all other…

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DoD Again Presses for New FOIA Exemption

The Department of Defense is once again asking Congress for an exemption from the Freedom of Information Act for certain unclassified military information including records on critical infrastructure and military…

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Nuclear Secrecy: In Defense of Reform

One of the stranger features of nuclear weapons secrecy is the government’s ability to reach out and classify nuclear weapons-related information that has been privately generated without government involvement.

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