President Barack Obama signed a law yesterday that eliminates a requirement that many high-level government employees' financial holdings be posted online in a public database. This revision of the so-called STOCK Act brought relief to researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, who called the requirement an invasion of privacy and warned that it would drive researchers to leave the government. (...)  - ScienceInsider, by Jocelyn Kaiser on 16 April 2013