A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Dan Kevles’ long article on security restrictions’ impact on biotech research. Now, Wired News reports that

One of the two Americans who won this year’s Nobel prize for chemistry said on Wednesday he may use some of his prize money to help defend academic freedoms against restrictions imposed on scientists as part of the U.S. war on terrorism.

“There are some social issues we’re considering, including scientists who are being persecuted around the world and in the United States,” said Dr. Peter Agre of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.