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Dr. Sutton Quoted in Nature -- May 2010

Dr. Sutton was recently quoted in a Nature article, entitled: "Regulations increase cost of dangerous-pathogen research: More people are studying 'select agents' despite red tape." The article discussed a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which highlighted how complex US regulations governing experiments with dangerous pathogens and toxins have reduced research efficiency. Dr. Sutton talks about how some of the policies are outdated because they are based on measures designed to regulate nuclear weapons research.