The Hive Recap: Endless Forms Most Beautiful

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“Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.”
Charles Darwin

An Entire Book Written in DNA
from Susan Young for the MIT Technology Review
“Researchers at Harvard encode information in DNA at a density on par with any other experimental storage method.”
http://www.technologyreview.com/view/428922/an-entire-book-written-in-dna/

Who’s Your Mommy?  Surrogate Birth Mothers;
How Mammal Cloning Worked with Dolly the Sheep
from the Roslyn Instutute
http://www.roslin.ed.ac.uk/public-interest/dolly-the-sheep/technical-aspects-of-cloning/

US Milestone in medical human cloning
from BBC News – Health
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22546126

Who Owns What:
The DNA Patent Database (USA)
“…contains a collection of DNA-based patents and patent applications issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and makes the full-text of such patents and applications available to users at no cost.”
http://dnapatents.georgetown.edu

Genetics & Patenting
from the Human Genome Project (INTL/US Department of Energy)
http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/elsi/patents.shtml

Are Human Genes Patentable?
Editorial Board, The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/15/opinion/are-human-genes-patentable.html?_r=1&

Gene Patents are a Hindrance to Innovation
Scientists researching diseases such as cancer are impeded by having to pay companies who own specific gene patents
from Adam Rutherford for The Guardian
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/24/gene-patents-scientific-research-innovation

 

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