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With a name like Ready.gov, the Department of Homeland Security’s emergency preparedness website isn’t particularly modest about its objectives. However, the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) claims that the site isn’t living up to its mission. Instead of just complaining about it, though, FAS has put its money where its mouth is: it made its…

Although Steinn Sigurdsson of Dynamics of Cats beat me to this one, I still thought I would chime in. The Guardian reports today that is was recently able to purchase a 78-nucleotide sequence of DNA based on the small pox genome and that it was able to get the supplier to mail it to a…