A Tweak or Two

Howard Markel from the University of Michigan argues that it is time to re-think the Bayh-Dole Act. "A review of its origins and consequences supports the idea that policies governing the fast-changing worlds of medicine and biotechnology merit frequent reappraisal and reform," he writes at the New England Journal of Medicine.

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