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10-17-2013, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
That's actually a very good point. Why have all the indirect spending, etc., if the point is to support the research efforts? Direct donations make far more sense.
NOT going to turn this into a political issue-but even with direct donations, there's a debate about how much the researchers actually get-and how much goes to management overhead-so out of the 12 bucks that goes to the ACS-how much of those dollars actually get to the research itself? (That not meant as a question to answer-more rethorical)

It would be very sad if out of 100 dollar football, the research only gets 1 percent of the entire cost-but that's another subject entirely.

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