virus controversy http://kplu.org en Bird Flu Studies Mired In Export Control Law Limbo http://kplu.org/post/bird-flu-studies-mired-export-control-law-limbo Scientists who created mutant forms of bird flu want to see their research published, and an influential advisory committee recently gave them the green light after a debate that lasted for months.<p>But one of the manuscripts is now being blocked from publication because of Dutch legal controls on the export of technology that could potentially be used for weapons.<p>It's just the latest example of how complicated international export control laws have affected the debate over what to do about two studies on bird flu.<p>The experiments were done in the U.S. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 17:33:54 +0000 Nell Greenfieldboyce 4704 at http://kplu.org Bird Flu Studies Mired In Export Control Law Limbo