Barcoding (animal) life

Jim Croft jrc at ANBG.GOV.AU
Wed Feb 5 07:06:15 CST 2003


> >Note the figure mentioned of 1 billion dollars.
>Do you think the cost is excessive? The human genome project is
>estimated to have cost $3 billion over 15 years. Why not $1 billion over
>20 years as suggested. This is money that might otherwise be spent on
>tax cuts for the rich or something like that (I assume that few
>taxacomers fall into that category).

... the cost of only two space shuttle launches that take a few minutes each...

jim

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