When Good Goals Go Bad

By Megan McArdle

Derek Lowe outlines some of the ways that pointless research projects get funded--or more often, continued past their sell-by date--in Big Pharma.  A follow up to a good post on such goings-on in academia.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2009/09/when-good-goals-go-bad/26595/