Daily Archives: April 6, 2007

A drug patent standoff in Thailand

Image source: UNESCO (visit site for higher-res image) This week, Patent Baristas have an excellent (as usual) post on Abbott Labs’ ongoing conflict with the government of Thailand. This unfortunate situation illustrates some key difficulties in getting expensive pharmaceuticals to … Continue reading

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Can the Darwin fish be improved upon?

Darwin fish cladogram by Anne Casselman, Inkling Magazine Matthew Bettelheim at Inkling Magazine has written a brief history of the Darwin fish and its various spin-offs. I had no idea there were so many. Update: they’ve just announced a contest … Continue reading

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