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Old 03-26-2012, 08:49 PM
 
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Trying to patent human genes, just how ludicrous can anyone get?

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The court overturned patents belonging to Myriad Genetics Inc. of Salt Lake City on two genes linked to increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The justices' decision sends the case back down to the federal appeals court in Washington that handles patent cases. The high court said it sent the case back for rehearing because of its decision in another case last week saying that the laws of nature are unpatentable
High court throws out human gene patents - Yahoo! News
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