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Dr Kobi Leins - Publications

The Era of Global Risk: An Introduction to Existential Risk Studies

23 August 2023
Authors: Kelsey Lane Warmbrod, Kobi Leins, Nancy Connell
Open Book Publishers (OBP)

How have biosecurity and biosafety developed during the twenty-first century – the “Century of Biosecurity” – and how can oversight and governance of this field be improved? This chapter describes rapid advances in biology and how they can lead to misapplication, from the anthrax biohazard, to the availability of DNA studies on a large scale, to AI’s use of big data today.