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By CRG Staff
COREY MORRIS. AIMEE SHEN, KHADIJA PIERCE AND JON BECKWITH
EVAN BALABAN AND RICHARD LEWONTIN
The Impossible Dream
LAUREN JADE MARTIN
Timeline: Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act
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The Gene Myths series features incisive, succinct articles by leading scientists disputing the exaggerations and misrepresentations of the power of genes.
Rapid developments in biotechnology over the last two decades have enabled corporations and scientists to alter nature's handiwork for commercial profit. The patent, a tool originally created to insure that inventors could share in the financial returns and benefits deriving from the use of their nventions, has become the primary mechanism through which the private sector advances its claims to ownership over genes, proteins, and entire organisms.
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