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The ethics of patenting genes and animals


The patenting of living organisms remains controversial, despite decades of debate. Sirena Rubinoff provides a guide to the arguments

Scientists have been seeking to patent living organisms for hundreds of years, going as far back as 1787 with a patent application for baker's yeast. However, with innovations in biotechnology leading to patents on human genes and even animals created...


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