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September 25, 2006 4:18 PM Subscribe
FBI is Casting a Wider Net in Anthrax Attacks
"The strain of anthrax used in the attacks has turned out to be more common than was initially believed" and wasn't weaponized, and there's now "an almost endless list of possible suspects in scores of countries around the globe." FBI microbiologist Douglas Beecher wrote an analysis [PDF]
that says, "A widely circulated misconception is that the spores were produced using additives and sophisticated engineering supposedly akin to military weapon production." More comments
on Beecher's findings from other biologists.
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