July 13, 2012
Costly High-Security Biolab at Kansas State U. Wins New Endorsement
Kansas State U.
[Updated (7/13/2012, 5:14 p.m.) with comment from the university.]
Kansas State University scored another victory on Friday in its bid to host a $1.1-billion high-security federal laboratory for studying food-related pathogens, winning a qualified endorsement in an independent scientific assessment requested by the Obama administration.
A study panel formed by the National Research Council concluded that the Kansas project, while imperfect, "includes all components of