timothy from the busybody-nannystate-nincompoops dept.
Disoculated writes "Wired is running an article entitled "Don't Try This at Home" discussing how that increasing paranoia about terrorism and liability is making it nearly impossible to become involved in any chemistry related hobby in the United States. Sure, the innovative will try to work around these types of limitations, but are we teaching our kids to be afraid of science?"
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.