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yup that's one of the biggest fears with respect to bioterrorism.

engineering bacteria to produce new strains or even deadlier toxins is well within realm of synthetic biology (although currently extremely nontrivial).

Falling synthesis prices and better assembly techniques however will make the repeat-test cycle fast enough to debug and engineer such organisms.




However, even if one could produce such an organism with diybio technology, not killing oneself in the process would still be non-trivial.




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