Harperdog writes: "Should dual-use research be censored? How? Michael J. Imperiale is a big deal in the field of biohazards/biosecurity, and his very thoughtful piece here is on controlling dangerous research, and whether it's even possible."
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead