HOME / Future Tense : What's to come? Strain Game Could information about a lab-made virus really help evildoers create a biological weapon? By Carl Zimmer|Posted Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at 2:43 PM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Future Tense articles. Follow the Technology section. Follow stories by Carl Zimmer. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Steve Jobs’ Dream Device Has Arrived, and It's Made by Microsoft Tornado Survivor Finds Her Missing Dog in the Rubble of Her Home During a TV Interview Map: Killer Tornadoes Since 1950 Carl Zimmer writes frequently for the New York Times. His most recent book is Evolution: Making Sense of Life, co-authored with Douglas Emlen. Click here to load comments.