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Old 08-02-2011, 07:00 AM   #1
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LXer: Private companies own your DNA – again


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Many scientists cheered last year when a federal judge ruled that human genes couldn’t be patented... But now the courts have reversed themselves again.(includes a link to free Perl code to check the BRCA genes in a non-patent infringing way)

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Old 08-03-2011, 04:37 AM   #2
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Great, I thought that we were over the 'owning genes' BS.....
 
Old 08-03-2011, 04:43 AM   #3
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Maybe they're confusing "patenting genes" with "patenting jeans"?
 
  


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