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And this is surprising and good news… June 13, 2013

Posted by WorldbyStorm in Bioethics, Economy, Science, Social Policy, US Politics.
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…from a somewhat unexpected quarter.

The US supreme court has ruled unanimously that natural human genes cannot be patented, a decision that scientists and civil rights campaigners said removed a major barrier to patient care and medical innovation.

Though whether the Court’s view that DNA a “product of nature” may have implications when applied to other areas is an interesting question.

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1. hjfoley - June 14, 2013

Reblogged this on misebogland.

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