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Bill to End Human Gene Patents Introduced in HouseGenetic CrossroadsFebruary 28th, 2007Hoping to end patents on human genes and genetic material, Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and Dave Weldon (R-FL) have introduced HR 977, the Genomic Research and Accessibility Act.
Congressmen Introduce Bill to End Gene Patentsby Osagie K. ObasogieBiopolitical TimesFebruary 28th, 2007Patenting genes has become a burgeoning biotech business model.
Public Interest Group Welcomes Bill to Ensure Stem Cell Institute’s PromisesFebruary 23rd, 2007Center for Genetics and Society says California agency must provide for affordable treatments and returns to the state
Patenting Lifeby Michael CrichtonNew York TimesFebruary 13th, 2007YOU, 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.
The Biotech Bubble: Why stem-cell research won't make states rich.by David HamiltonSlateFebruary 6th, 2007As Congress hunts for ways to push its stem-cell bill past an expected veto, states are charging ahead on their own, but the economic rationale seems hopelessly optimistic.
A Penny on the Dollarby Chris ThompsonEast Bay ExpressJanuary 24th, 2007"The more details emerge about Proposition 71, California's $3 billion stem-cell research project, the more it all looks like a big lie that will cost us billions of dollars more than we were told."
Stem Cell Reality Checkby Malcolm MaclachlanCapitol WeeklyJanuary 23rd, 2007A University of California Berkeley economics professor has done an analysis of the financial returns likely to come to California from stem cell research--and he said they will likely be a small fraction of what proponents" say.
The Trouble with Tissuesby Jesse ReynoldsBiopolitical TimesNovember 30th, 2006It's not surprising that, according to a recent poll, people are concerned that personal tissue samples could be used for cloning, the derivation of stem cell lines, or the development profitable products without the donor sharing in the rewards.
Stem Cell Patents Come Under FireAssociated PressJuly 19th, 2006"A consumer group, a patent foundation and a stem cell scientist are challenging patents on human embryonic stem cells held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation."
How a University's Patents May Limit Stem-Cell Researchby By ANTONIO REGALADO and DAVID P. HAMILTONWall Street JournalJuly 18th, 2006"But some government officials and scientists say the strict limits imposed by the Bush administration are only part of what's hindering stem-cell research. Another problem: several broad patents held by a University of Wisconsin foundation."
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