http://www.independent.co.uk/news/s...of-vilification-over-discoveries-2192462.html I think this is part of growing trend of anti-intellectualism that has somehow corrupted the media. In the US, and apparently also in the UK. What's sad is that the pressure could actually be preventing scientist from doing quite ordinary honest science. Science that does nothing but better the position of mankind. So, yes, scientists, get out there and be open about what you do.