Setting up a lab at hom

Torsten Boerchers borcher at uni-muenster.de
Tue Aug 29 13:15:40 EST 1995


hansen_lab#l#not_u.h.#r#@MACMAILGW.DFCI.HARVARD.EDU ("Hansen Lab", not 
U.H.) wrote:
>        Reply to:   RE>>Setting up a lab at home
>
>And what about the regulations (OSHA, EPA, NRC--if you do any work with
>radioactivity)? ETC!
>Peggy
>
>--------------------------------------
Of course i agree with you point, but you wouldn´t use 
radioactivity at home nowadays for routine
molecular biology work, wouldn´t you? One might put the
question slightly different. How much money and dealing 
with legislative issues would it take to set up a small
enterprise - lets say in a room that would be suited -
in the field of molecular biology. Consider the many
software companies that have this origin, and how often
is biotechnology compared with information technology??
Can this success story be repeated at a similar level?
Just some thoughts
Torsten 
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