March 3, 2015|
Federal officials suspend research on certain pathogens at Tulane University following the escape of potentially dangerous bacteria from a high-security lab.
March 3, 2015|
August 19, 2014|
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who accidentally leaked H5N1 into a benign strain of avian influenza may have been rushing off to a meeting.
July 15, 2014|
After a string of incidents leading to lab closures and a moratorium on the transfer of select agents, US labs are reassessing safety threats within their own walls.
July 11, 2014|
Following recent high-profile safety lapses in government labs, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has placed a moratorium on movement of biological materials from BSL-3 and BSL-4 facilities.
June 25, 2014|
A University of California, Los Angeles chemist facing criminal charges after a lab accident that killed his research assistant in 2009 avoids a public trial and jail time.
March 1, 2013|
Fueled by donations, sweat, and occasional dumpster diving, community laboratories for DIY biologists are cropping up around the country.
January 21, 2013|
The release of infectious agents from the lab is not uncommon, but lab-acquired infections are rare.
January 4, 2013|
An international survey suggests that labs may not be safe as researchers think.
May 8, 2012|
A researcher dead from a meningococcal infection may have acquired it in his laboratory.
January 3, 2012|
A laboratory head faces criminal charges after one of his researchers died in a lab fire in 2008.
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