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Is Patenting Human Genes Ethical?

UPDATED June, 13 2013: The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that human genes cannot be patented. Justice Clarence Thomas, writing on behalf of the court, said, "Myriad found the location of the BRC…

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Breast Cancer: Testing for Genetic Mutation

When I was 27 years old, five words changed my life: "Positive for a deleterious mutation." I hadn't thought much about taking the "simple blood test" to find out if I carried mutations for the s…

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