Category Archives: Gene patenting

Patenting of DNA Code…

I was very interested in the NOVA documentary section on the patenting of sections of DNA code.  As a big music person, I’ve always been interested in discussions of copy-writing of  creative works.  It seems valid to me that people should want to copy-write their creations and receive due credit and compensation, and I think […] Continue reading

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Cracking the Code of Life

The glass is half full, but any of the controversial sciences like genetics or stem cells have not yet been poured into the glass.  The economical and cultural states of our country reflect the simple fact that, as a people, we are not ready for this medical revolution, and PBS uses key scenes to warn […] Continue reading

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