Exploring Human Potential

Uncoupling Scientific Progress From Human Progress: Part III. The Loss of Checks and Balances: “Bayhing for blood or Doling out cash?”

Mike Magee The results of the Bayh-Dole Act were dramatic, at least for health care institutions. While 380 patents were granted to them in 1980, that number soared to 3088 by 2009. Those patents, now under the control of individual scientists and their parent academic institutions, were subsequently licensed to corporations for the development of […]

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