Neuroscience and the Future of Chemical-Biological Weapons (Global Issues) (Hardcover)

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During the last century, advances in the life sciences were used in the development of biological and chemical weapons in large-scale state offensive programmes, many of which targeted the nervous system. This study questions whether the development of novel biological and chemical neuroweapons can be prevented as neuroscience progresses.

About the Author


Professor Dando studied Zoology at St Andrews University and, after post-doctoral research in the United States, held fellowships in Operational Research at the University of Sussex that were funded by the Ministry of Defence. At the University of Bradford he has worked on disarmament and arms control issues, particularly in regard to biological and chemical weapons, since 1993. He is a Fellow of the UK Society of Biology.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137381811
ISBN-10: 1137381817
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 16th, 2015
Pages: 191
Language: English
Series: Global Issues