Gene Patents: 5 Things You Should Know

The debate over whether we can patent genes has come to a head with the US Supreme Court weighing in on two human genes linked to cancer. Laci has all the details on what you need to know about this colossal decision and the impact it could have on medicine.

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The Perils of Gene Patents

http://genomics.jhu.edu/papers/Perils-of-gene-patents-reprint-CPT2012.pdf

"I argue here that gene patents, and patented genetic tests based
on them, are a very bad idea."

"6 Ways Gene Patent Case Could Impact Biotechnology"

http://news.yahoo.com/6-ways-gene-patent-case-could-impact-biotechnology-212803750.html

"The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today (April 15) in a case to decide whether human genes can be patented."

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