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#1 Akin to, and largely responsible for the sweeping changes in our industrial-military posture, has been the technological revolution during recent decades.
In this revolution, research has become central; it also becomes more formalized, complex, and costly. A steadily increasing share is conducted for, by, or at the direction of, the Federal government.
Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop, has been overshadowed by task forces of scientists in laboratories and testing fields. In the same fashion, the free university, historically the fountainhead of free ideas and scientific discovery, has experienced a revolution in the conduct of research. Partly because of the huge costs involved, a government contract becomes virtually a substitute for intellectual curiosity. For every old blackboard there are now hundreds of new electronic computers.
The prospect of domination of the nation's scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded. Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific technological elite. - Eisenhower's address to the nation.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-09-27 07:14||
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-09-27 07:45||
#3 Arrivederci, Dottore Mariani. Don't let the door hit you in the culo....
Posted by Clem 2020-09-27 08:00||
#4 There's input from the scouts, you read the map, and observe the weather. But in the end the man in charge makes the call.
Posted by Cesare 2020-09-27 11:49||
#5 How many are hospitalized?
Via Insty: Researchers from Florida think they have found a coronavirus cure, saying their treatment protocols had a success rate of nearly 100%.
AdventHealth Ocala doctors treated their patients with a combination of four types of drugs under the acronym ICAM.
ICAM is a COVID-19 therapy designed to boost the immune system while preventing inflammation in the lungs.
A clinical trial is underway to prove the findings. If it’s found to be safe and effective, ICAM therapy might be used on COVID-19 patients without the need to hospitalize them....
ICAM isn’t a new drug, it’s an acronym for a combination of existing medications used simultaneously on patients. It uses Immunosupport drugs (Vitamin C and Zinc), Corticosteroids against inflammation, Anticoagulants against blood clots, and Macrolides to help fight infection.
Posted by Cluper and Company4908 2020-09-27 22:08||
#6 Vitamin C and corticosteroids are or were being used in a sepsis treatment trial. I think that’s interesting.
Posted by Cluper and Company4908 2020-09-27 22:11||