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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Excessive Regulations are Turning Scientists into Bureaucrats
A new report from the National Science Board, the National Science Foundation's policymaking think tank, describes how excessive regulations are turning scientists into bureaucrats. Something we recently mused upon. Overregulation, while mostly well-meaning, often ends up flattening the very flower it is trying to protect.