Content tagged "Human Genome Project"
Posted by Christina Couch S.M., Science Writing, 2015
Eric Lander, Maria Zuber, and Communications Forum director Seth Mnookin discuss innovation ethics and the real, and sometimes devastating, effects of invention without culpability.
Posted by Sarah Schwartz S.M., Science Writing, 2015
Topics: Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, biology, biotechnology, genetics, Human Genome Project, innovation, law, morality, patents, rights, SCOTUS
A Supreme Court decision marked a surprising and historic shift in the relationship between patent law and fundamental biology–but questions and uncertainty about a future without gene patents remain.