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Scientists Discuss Debate over Openness and Security

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Scientists Discuss Debate over Openness and Security

Scientists Discuss Debate over Openness and Security

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A group of scientists meets in Washington, D.C., to try to resolve the conflict between public information and national security. Medical researchers say open exchange of information is necessary, but U.S. officials say openness could help terrorists develop biological weapons. NPR's Richard Harris reports.