[ExI] Health care in the USA

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 11:21:44 UTC 2009

2009/6/28 Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 5:20 AM, Stathis Papaioannou<stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There is no doubt that the US leads in medical research, and
>> scientific research in general. But almost all of the basic research
>> is either government funded or funded by not for profit organisations.
>> Pharmaceutical companies pick and choose from this "free" research to
>> decide what drug candidates they are going to pursue.
> ### This is the usual government self-serving propaganda. The
> government is funding only 15% of all non-military research in the US.
> Rest comes almost exclusively from for-profit entities.

What about basic scientific research, the sort that gets published in
"Nature" or "Science"?

Stathis Papaioannou

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