The Resource Building the Perfect Bug : Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism, ABC International, (evideo)

Building the Perfect Bug : Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism, ABC International, (evideo)

Label
Building the Perfect Bug : Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism
Title
Building the Perfect Bug
Title remainder
Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism
Statement of responsibility
ABC International
Title variation
Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Why did Dutch virologist Ron Fouchier and his team of researchers purposely engineer a lethal, airborne bird flu virus? That's the first of many questions raised in this timely, eye-opening investigation. Why did Fouchier, in an uncanny parallel with American scientists who conducted similar experiments, decide to publish his findings and openly share his working methods? Can the deadly microbes he produced be contained securely, or are they vulnerable to bioterrorists? Interviewed in the film, Fouchier and a respected American virologist, Dr. Vincent Racaniello of Columbia University, defend the controversial research while Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Laurie Garret and other experts highlight the tremendous risks it poses
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • ABC International
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
26
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Avian influenza
  • Communicable diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical microbiology
  • Pathogenic microorganisms
  • Terrorism
  • Virology
Technique
live action
Label
Building the Perfect Bug : Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism, ABC International, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=49267
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Contagious, Fatal Diseases (3:38) -- Bird Flu and Ferret Research (4:17) -- Laboratory-Created Superbug (6:01) -- To Publish or not to Publish? (3:56) -- Fear of Bioterrorism (2:35) -- H5N1: Still Claiming Victims (2:17) -- Science and Security (1:53) -- Credits: Building the Perfect Bug: Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism (0:27)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (26 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
49267
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100049267
  • 100049267
  • (OCoLC)829301818
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Building the Perfect Bug : Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism, ABC International, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=49267
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Contagious, Fatal Diseases (3:38) -- Bird Flu and Ferret Research (4:17) -- Laboratory-Created Superbug (6:01) -- To Publish or not to Publish? (3:56) -- Fear of Bioterrorism (2:35) -- H5N1: Still Claiming Victims (2:17) -- Science and Security (1:53) -- Credits: Building the Perfect Bug: Virology, Rogue Science, and Bioterrorism (0:27)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (26 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
49267
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100049267
  • 100049267
  • (OCoLC)829301818
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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