In a strong warning on his website, Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul warns that the United States under Obama puts more and more conducive to a future American dictator. He now gets strong indirect support from the prominent Democratic Senator Ron Wyden. Wyden says that the people get to know one thing, while the government has its secret part of the Patriot Act law.
U.S. researchers at the J.Craig Venter Institute has made an empty cell, injected with synthetic, man-made materials able to reproduce. Wired has this report. Although you most likely need something more than this to call it life, there is little doubt that Craig Venter and his team are breaking new boundaries between man and God.