Over Christmas, I had the unusual delight of reading short biographies of 989 dead scientists. As a member of the Bank of England’s banknote character advisory committee, I was sifting through potential
London (CNN Business) — Alan Turing, a crack code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era homophobic laws, will be the face of Britain's new £50 note. Bank of England
LONDON — Alan Turing, the computing pioneer who became one of the most influential code breakers of World War II, has been chosen by the Bank of England to be the new face of its 50-pound note. The decision
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama sex offenders who abuse young children will have to undergo “chemical castration” while on parole, under a new law, but the requirement has prompted legal concerns
A new law for child sex offenders harkens back to a time when much less was known about human sexuality. Today Alabama enacted a law that will require, as a condition of parole, that some convicted child
Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama has signed a so-called chemical castration measure into law, her office announced on Monday, leaving the state poised to set a stringent new parole condition for certain sex offenders.
UPDATE: Governor Kay Ivey has approved a bill in Alabama requiring that certain child sex offenders undergo chemical castration as a condition for parole. The offenders in question will be those convicted