I think that it was a British study case in the Chemistry field, and these were made with public money. I wasn't able to find the source for it.
I can't think why private funds would choose to involve themselves in that sort of failure.
Besides, look around you. By your argument only jocks get to breed. I'd say you're mistaken.
You must be tired of hitting that strawman.
Every successful person has had failures but repeated failure is no guarantee of eventual success.