Control-Freaks Have Already Incrementally Patented 20% of Human Genes

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2012-04-26 - Control-Freaks Have Already Incrementally Patented 20% of Human Genes

One-Fifth of Human Genes Have Been Patented, Study Reveals:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/10/1013_051013_gene_patent.html

(Stefan Lovgren) A new study shows that 20 percent of human genes have been patented in the United States, primarily by private firms and universities.

The study, which is reported this week in the journal Science, is the first time that a detailed map has been created to match patents to specific physical locations on the human genome.

(Read entire article here…)

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