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US Supreme Court rules human genes can’t be patented

13.06.2013 19:03

In a historic ruling that drastically affects the future of science and medicine, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that human genes cannot be patented, but that synthetically created DNA strands are “patent eligible”.

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Anonymous user 14.06.2013 22:52

Oy vey, how could this happen?

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 17:10

Can I please have a patent for pigmy mice?

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 17:08

Patenting mother natures invention (Monsanto) should be a criminal offence. Sue the patent offices!

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 16:06

Having any sort of patent on something you did not invent is nonsence and disreputable.

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 13:42

Willow those trying to play God with mankind, burn them like tares.

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 12:23

Yay! Angelina Jolie! Hero to Women! (and men!)

When' s her next Movie?

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 12:13

Baking soda, sodium chlorite and calcium chloride minerals cure, cancer search internet for it .

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 12:13

What a relief. The license to exist has been put off a few years.

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 11:44

One of therare sensible decisions by the supreme Court in many years.

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 11:28

Making money out of cancer. They love cancer so it will never be cured because they wont make money

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 10:38

If they don't allow companies to patent cDNA how are they supposed to shelf cures for disease?

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 05:34

All I know is were in for tough cancer bound times in attempt to reduced population by 50% in 10year

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 02:09

They're just throwing us bones at this point.

Anonymous user 14.06.2013 01:38

Yet plant and animal genes are? (Monsanto)

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