Category threat of next pandemic

Deadly Outbreak Of Black Death Which Has Killed 165 In Madagascar May MUTATE And Become UNTREATABLE; Infectious Disease Experts Believe If The Disease Reaches Europe Or The U.S.  We Can Likely Contain It — But, Sooner Or Later………..

Deadly Outbreak Of Black Death Which Has Killed 165 In Madagascar May MUTATE And Become UNTREATABLE; Infectious Disease Experts Believe If The Disease Reaches Europe Or The U.S.  We Can Likely Contain It — But, Sooner Or Later………..    http://www.fortunascorner.com      Are we on the verge of the next global pandemic?  Stephen Matthews and Chris Pleasance […]

We Don’t Need Another National Biodefense Strategy – Modern War Institute

Conclusion: The United States is better prepared for responding to biological threats than the critics suggest, but could benefit from clearer policy on how it prepares for and executes biodefense, biosafety, and biosecurity. The US military in particular needs to re-examine its own strategies and programs to ensure that the right capabilities are developed to […]

The Pentagon Ponders The Threat Of Synthetic Bioweapons; The Next Global Pandemic Could Be Launched After Downloading The How-To From The Internet; ‘A Crack In Creation’

The Pentagon Ponders The Threat Of Synthetic Bioweapons; The Next Global Pandemic Could Be Launched After Downloading The How-To From The Internet; ‘A Crack In Creation’   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Eric Niiler has an article in today’s (July 10, 2017) WIRED.com with the title above, discussing the disruptive field of gene editing; and, the potential misuses […]

Cyber Terrorism And Biotechnology When ISIS Meets CRISPR

Thursday, June 1, 2017 Cyberterrorism and Biotechnology When ISIS Meets CRISPR Amrit P. Acharya and Arabinda Acharya https://www.foreignaffairs.com/print/1120230 AMRIT P. ACHARYA is a consultant at McKinsey & Co and a former employee at Monsanto’s Corporate Venture Capital group and ITC Ltd’s Agribusiness group. ARABINDA ACHARYA is Associate Professor in the College of International Security Affairs […]

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original May 31st, 2017 Thinking about robots and war often brings to mind HAL, the apparently well-meaning but ultimately destructive computer in 2001, or the metallic creatures of death in the Terminator series.Today, however, the Pentagon wants to push the concept in a different […]

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat: No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat:  No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document    www.fortunascorner.com   “The successors to Silicon Valley will be in Singapore, Hong Kong, Mumbai — and, in places […]

Machines Could Soon Take Over From Humanity Warns Cambridge University;s Lord Martin Rees: The Astronomer Royal Recently Discussed The Likelihood Of Alien Life, The Growing Terrorist Threat, & His Anger Over Brexit

Machines Could Soon Take Over From Humanity Warns Cambridge University;s Lord Martin Rees:  The Astronomer Royal Recently Discussed The Likelihood Of Alien Life, The Growing Terrorist Threat, & His Anger Over Brexit   www.fortunascorner.com        Earlier this month (April 4, 2017), world renown cosmologist and astrophysicist, Lord Martin Rees, sat down for a […]

Alien Bugs Hitching A Ride To Earth On Spacecraft Could ATTACK Humans And Must Never Be Allowed To Escape; Are We Prepared For A 21st Century Version Of…….’The Andromeda Strain?’

Alien Bugs Hitching A Ride To Earth On Spacecraft Could ATTACK Humans And Must Never Be Allowed To Escape; Are We Prepared For A 21st Century Version Of…….’The Andromeda Strain?’    https://fortunascorner.com       Phobe Weston writes on the February 20, 2017 online news site, the — Daily Mail Online —  about a growing concern among […]

Bill Gates: Bioterrorism Could Kill More Than Nuclear War — But No One Is Ready To Deal With It

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/02/18/bill-gates-bioterrorism-could-kill-more-than-nuclear-war-but-no-one-is-ready-to-deal-with-it/?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_bioterror316pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.63310f3483d5 Bill Gates: Bioterrorism Could Kill More Than Nuclear War — But No One Is Ready To Deal With It By Avi Selk  February 18 at 1:42 PM   Bill Gates warns world leaders of bioterrorism threat Embed  Share  Play Video0:46 Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Feb.18, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates said the […]

Race To Make A Vaccine For The PLAGUE Amid Fears Terrorists Could Be Turning It Into A Weapon To Wipe Out Millions; Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document.      https://fortunascorner.com        Mia de Graaf had an article on the January 13, 2017 edition of London’s the Daily […]