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Staff WriterFor Allison Cameron, breeding and raising hogs through McCabe 4-H and FFA at Southwest High School led to more than a passing interest in the science of agriculture. Now 20 years old and a junior at Texas Tech University, Cameron is an environmental...
Staff WriterBrawley resident Luz Eva Hull can’t remember much about the first time she was abused by her former partner, but she remembers well the last time some eight years ago. “We were in a vehicle, driving from Wal-Mart headed towards Brawley,&...
America has always been a creative place, partly because the authors of the Constitution wanted it to be. Among the powers they granted Congress was the right "to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and...
Thursday's Supreme Court decision on Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics Inc. was much anticipated by geneticists and clinicians. At stake were property rights for two human genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. Both are important because mutations...
Jewish breast cancer survivors were among the people celebrating a recent United States Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously that patents cannot be held on naturally occurring human genes. The decision came in a case in which...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled that human genes are a product of nature and cannot be patented and held for profit, a decision that medical experts said will lead to more genetic testing for cancers and other diseases and to lower costs for...
Angelina Jolie's breast cancer gene. John Moore's cell line. The brain tissue of deceased children from a Chicago suburb. These disparate body parts have been the subject of legal conflicts about the body as property. As a lawyer, I've spent the last 25...
This post has been corrected, as noted below. When it took up the issue of patents on human genes, the Supreme Court seemed torn by two conflicting interests: the long-standing principle that products of nature can't be patented, and the commercial...
ReutersBy Sharon Begley NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Thursday to uphold patent protections for genetic material that has been changed in the laboratory but invalidate patents for purely natural DNA may seem like a partial...
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients. In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
BROOKINGS - David Wright is the new Plant Science Department Head at South Dakota State University, pending approval of the Board of Regents. "David Wright brings with him extensive industry experience as well as a renewed commitment to relevance and...
Reuters* Unanimous ruling is first of its kind for U.S. top court * Compromise decision was sought by Obama administration * Myriad Genetics shares rise after ruling, then fall * Decision could help people get cheaper genetic tests (Recasts lead, adds...
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