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Double Take 'Toons: Patently Absurd?

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that naturally occurring human DNA cannot be patented but synthetic genes can. Chip Bok splices their decision down to one reason, while Andy Singer warned in 2005 that corporations would take the building blocks of life too literally.

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