"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Together with an American biotechnology firm, the team
>> hopes to begin clinical trials in Canadian cancer patients
>> in about 18 months.
>Ludicrous. Why isn't someone auctioning off vials of vesicular
>stomatitis virus on eBay? (Or auctions.yahoo.com, actually; Yahoo is
Normally, I would want to post something with more meat than just "Right
on! Bingo! Ditto on that!" But in this case I too am astonished.
If it was me, I'd definitely choose a substantial infusion of V. stomatitus
and the consequent "mild flulike symptoms" to surgery, chemotherapy,
radiation, and possible death.
I definitely want to know where to get a sample, and how this virus is
Perhaps the woman mentioned in this article;
Putting medical research on-line to give
patients the information they need
A woman who carried out her own research through
scores of medical journals to find out what was
causing her infertility and repeated miscarriages will
next week tell some of the world's leading scientists,
publishers and librarians why medical research
information should be made freely available on the
which can be found at
should be contacted and invited to offer her thoughts on this matter.
Best, Jeff Davis
"Everything's hard till you know how to do it."
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