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Biodefense News Headlines of the Week – July 22, 2012

Genetically engineered bacteria prevent mosquitoes from transmitting malaria | Dripping faucets inspire new way of creating structured nanoparticles | Building capacity for global health and biosecurity – moving from silos to systems | The ecology of disease | Our microbes are under threat – and the enemy is us | Is bioterrorism a closer reality? | Bacteria too are family | US third in food safety after Israel and France | Consumer groups criticize delay in food safety law implementation | Lawmakers call for answers on Biowatch security system | New study maps hotspots of human-animal infectious diseases and emerging disease outbreaks | FDA spied on own scientists 

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics like microbes under threat, bioterrorism, delays in food safety law implementation and more…

Genetically engineered bacteria prevent mosquitoes from transmitting malaria (HSNW)

Dripping faucets inspire new way of creating structured nanoparticles (MIT News)

Building capacity for global health and biosecurity – moving from silos to systems (VBC)

The ecology of disease (NY Times)

Our microbes are under threat – and the enemy is us (USA Today)

Is bioterrorism a closer reality? (Daily Organ)

Bacteria too are family (The Hindu)

US third in food safety after Israel and France (Food Safety News)

Consumer groups criticize delay in food safety law implementation (NY Times)

Lawmakers call for answers on Biowatch security system (LA Times)

New study maps hotspots of human-animal infectious and emerging disease outbreaks (EurekAlert)

FDA spied on own scientists (Seattle Times)

USAMRIID Biodefense Lab Seeks Security Systems Contractor

CBRN Next Generation Diagnostic System – Request for Proposals