By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning "knowledge") is an enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the world. An older meaning still in use today is that of Aristotle, for whom scientific knowledge was a body of reliable knowledge that can be logically and rationally explained (see "History and etymology" section below). - Source: Wikipedia
Science has broken the code of human composition and can read the genetic "fingerprint" unique to each person. The forensic technique of collecting DNA raises serious privacy concerns, however, especially when government demands it with the force of law.
Worries that technical snafus with the Academy Awards' first-ever online voting system would lead to a record-low turnout were apparently unwarranted because there was a record-high turnout this year, according to the academy's president.
The U.S. government asked scientists Tuesday not to reveal all the details of how to make a version of the deadly bird flu that they created in labs in the U.S. and Europe.
A senior House Republican wants to hold the Obama administration accountable for what he says are violations of law limiting the sharing of space technology with China.
Hackers operating from China stole sensitive information from Western oil companies, a U.S. security firm reported Thursday, adding to complaints about pervasive Internet crime traced to the country.