The Science Of Biological And Chemical Weapons

Guests: Raymond Zilinskas Associate Professor University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute College Park, Maryland Matthew Meselson Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of Natural Sciences Faculty Chair Program on Chemical and Biological Studies Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Kennedy School of Government Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts Last week, Iraq expelled U.S. members of a U.N. team charged with locating and destroying Iraq's program for making weapons of mass destruction. Officials believe the inspectors were expelled because they were closing on on secret stores of biological weapons. Now that it appears that inspectors will be let back into Iraq, what clues will they look for? Join Ira Flatow in this hour of Science Friday for a look at the science behind biological and chemical weapons.



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