Your genes are patented.

YOU, or someone you love, may die because of a gene patent that should never have been granted in the first place. Sound far-fetched? Unfortunately, it’s only too real.

Read the article by Michael Chrichton at the New York Times.

Patents were started as a means to protect the inventor from having his ideas filched. However, the way patents are working now - it looks like we will be in a zone of little innovations.

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