Patents said threat to 'genomic liberty'

29/03/2013 05:30

by Staff Writers
New York (UPI) Mar 26, 2013

Companies holding more than 40,000 patents on DNA molecules have essentially staked claim to the entire human genome for profit, U.S. researchers say. Medical researcher Christopher E. Mason of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York says an analysis of patents held on human DNA raises concerns. [Read more] ...