TRUTH about US R&D SPENDING from BRITISH NATURE

Marc Andelman drgonfly at biosource.ultranet.com
Sun Apr 21 15:36:14 EST 1996


> 
> What does this have to do with science, and especially with 
> basic science?  I am not commenting on the device itself, but
> any science would be in developing the principles on which it
> operates, and not on developing gadgets, etc.
> 
> Granted this is not basic science unless you develop the
operating priciples; that is a great thing for academics to do
In any case, I waste my own money on this, not the tax payers,
as the competing government lab is doing.  
  BTW , There is  basic science behind this, which is
why the thing works, if you want to dig out the patents.

Marc Andelman



More information about the Bioforum mailing list