Re: some U.S. observations and notes

From: James Rogers (
Date: Tue Jan 01 2002 - 12:46:07 MST

On 1/1/02 3:23 AM, "Charlie Stross" <> wrote:
> Compare, for example,
> the approach to cloning and embryonic stem cell research in various parts
> of the EU with the near-total ban instituted by the current US government,
> and you'll see one area where -- if Ashcroft and GWB don't change their
> mind -- the US is going to definitely end up on the trailing edge.

This will be somewhat complicated by the fact that very substantial portions
of the patents on these technologies are owned by US biotech companies. It
would make for an interesting market.

-James Rogers

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