Volume 20 Issue 6
Volume 20 Issue 6
The New Genetics
Nov-Dec 2007
Time to Reconsider?
By Marcy Darnovsky, Stuart Newman
Hidden History
By Nina Kohli-Laven
Synthetic Biology: Taking Shape
By Gregor Wolbring
Cognitive Dissonance
By Sheldon Krimsky
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The Council for Responsible Genetics’ Genetic Privacy Manual: Understanding the Threats- Understanding Your Rights will be a comprehensive, electronic source of information for the consumer on these issues.
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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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