The California lab is under scrutiny after a new report released by the China Committee raised questions about its recent activities. The report highlights potential unethical practices, inadequate safety protocols, and questionable business practices at the lab. According to the report, the lab has been involved in experiments with genetically-altered organisms, such as creating “superhuman” mice and cats. The lab has also allegedly developed a sample of a synthetic virus, which raises concerns about its potential use in bioterrorism. In addition, the report points out that the lab is not complying with International Health Regulations and is failing to implement adequate safety protocols. Specifically, it points out the weaknesses of their cleaning, disinfection, and sanitization procedures, as well as their lack of storage regulation requirements and provisions. Furthermore, the lab has been accused of disregarding the security of the personnel and their experiments, particularly with regards to the unauthorized activities of a former employee and the mismanagement of financial resources. The China Committee report also highlights the lab’s close ties to the Chinese government, raising further concern over the potential misuse of the lab’s technologies. In particular, the report states that the lab’s high-end technology is being used for military and intelligence operations, which casts a shadow over its overall integrity. The California lab has yet to issue a public statement in response to the China Committee report. However, the report has caught the attention of US policymakers, who are now evaluating the validity of the accusations and calling for an investigation into the lab’s activities. It is yet to be seen what will come as a result of this report, but it is sure to fuel the ongoing debate over the misuse of technology and potential risks associated with synthetic organisms.