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Thread: Scientists Created a Synthetic Molecule, and It Could End Antibiotic Resistance

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    Veteran Member
    Sep 2013

    On a hill
    Quote Originally Posted by Djinn View Post
    Publicly funded research grants are less and less every year. More of the research is done by private industry, or as you put it "big pharma." You want publicly-funded research? It will cost tax dollars. That's what makes it public.
    The private sector doesn't mind sharing the cost of research, butis loath to share the profits with the public sector.

    Give the pharmaceutical companies another tax break - they deserve it!

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    Master political analyst Dittohead not!'s Avatar
    Feb 2011

    The formerly great golden state
    Did anyone else notice that this discovery was made by the University of Montreal, in Canada?

    Who here thinks it was funded by "big pharma?"
    Thanks from labrea

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    Southern Strategy Liberal OldGaffer's Avatar
    Jul 2013

    Nashville, TN
    Quote Originally Posted by Spookycolt View Post
    I have a sneaky suspicioun that big pharma supports this research.

    From your link:
    There are a multitude of possible responses to antibiotic resistance, and researchers from the Université de Montréal (UdeM) in Canada may have found another potential solution. In a study published in the journal Scientific Reports*earlier this November, this team of researchers from UdeM’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine explored a method that could block the transfer of antibiotic resistance genes.
    So, no.
    Thanks from labrea

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