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Jane Harman
The same advances in biotechnology that help save lives, can also be used to develop dangerous biological agents and toxins that can take lives. The new global information infrastructure that is now the backbone of our economy can be used to spread knowledge of how to create and disperse biological weapons. It is more important than ever that the U.S. government be able to track and control the dangerous materials that can be used to construct these weapons.