A new editorial from Nature criticizes Canadian science policy: Some critics say Canada has no science policy at all. Others say it has unwritten laws that seem to let it muddle along. But muddling along isn't good enough in today's tough economic climate. Canada needs a bigger vision of where […]
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Nature Biotechnology has just published an article on the perceived effects of intellectual property protection for biological research. The article involved a detailed survey of academic agricultural biologists on their perception of IP and research. The authors' primary conclusion: Scientists believe that, contrary to the current consensus, proliferation of IP […]
Nature has published an editorial criticizing the Canadian government's commitment to science. The editorial takes on both the Liberals and Conservatives for a "dismal" track record.