Thursday, December 08, 2005

Don't even think of touching my basmati !

Slashdot has a nice reference to this article on BBC about how India is developing a database of ancient medicines to prevent stupid patents like the one on the healing powers of turmeric.

Lets hope this helps stop bio-piracy. Make sure to read the related articles mentioned on the BBC page.

P.S. Ran 7.8 miles today morning. Here is the route

1 comment:

  1. I could guess that you din't put that status message for your roommate who whould have cooked...just guessed that it would have something to do with patents....write more on patents...~ malshe