Are You Ready for a Bioweapons Lab in Your Town?

In its ongoing efforts to stamp out all things terror-related, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has just released a giant report on its plans to build a mega bio-defense lab where scientists will study the Earth's deadliest diseases for humans and animals. Basically, it will be a real-life version of that lab… » 6/24/08 8:00am 6/24/08 8:00am

Larry Niven Tells DHS to Spread Organ Harvesting Rumors

There's a small group of science fiction authors who call themselves SIGMA and offer the U.S. government advice on futuristic scenarios. Many of them are invited to conferences and events where they dispense wisdom to security types, and just recently one of them — Larry "Ringworld" Niven — offered the Department of… » 3/21/08 10:06am 3/21/08 10:06am