[ExI] Myostatin-inhibitor patron
pharos at gmail.com
Tue May 26 20:00:45 UTC 2009
On 5/26/09, Bryan Bishop wrote:
> Sorry, no current estimate. I like to cut corners when it comes to
> buying and building lab equipment, so estimations are hard to do.
> Yesterday, I was talking with a fellow who told me that this project
> would cost millions of dollars (I couldn't stop laughing). In the case
> of academic labs, you have to hire graduate students, maybe some
> undergrads, a post-doc or doctorate student, write lots of grants,
> have your accountant etc., etc., lab fees, material fees, etc. I can
> imagine the costs adding up very quickly in that sort of environment.
> So, in the design of an animal-testing experiment (which I think comes
> much later), there definitely would be a control group and a study
> group, but not only that but multiple batches. I'll need to go review
> my statistics to figure out where exactly I should draw the line as to
> how many batches or how many different critters I should be raising to
> get a reasonable idea, but basically I really would like to find a
> correlation without sidestepping the statistics.
To be blunt:
If you don't have all the legally required animal testing licenses,
premises inspections, animal care permits, etc. then what you are
doing is torturing animals for a hobby.
Tell your story to a lawyer first.
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