The main benefit claims of the patent system are to enable inventors to profit from their ideas and also to make those ideas public so that others can build on them providing further advancements.
In most cases, (aside from pharmaceuticals), the time that it takes to actually get a patent is so much longer then [...]
He was an amazing teacher and we need more like him in this time when we have people believing in everything from chem trails to the ability for a woman's body to not get pregnant from rape while at the same thing rejecting evolution.
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Spot-on foreshadowing [...]
Marketing and communications "professionals" that don't have a basic understanding of math and science should never be allowed to create ads or press releases that invoke such concepts.
Reshared post from +Kevin Marks These ads have been annoying me for a while, so I thought I'd explain why. (ps why no SVG upload, [...]
Not only do we not really understand what GMO foods are doing to us, the very idea of big corporations controlling seeds and foodstocks through intellectual property law is a fundamentally bad idea.
Reshared post from +James Lovette-Black Americans need to wake up and stop growing and spreading these frankfoods….