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Patenting Of Human Genes

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Patenting Of Human Genes

Patenting Of Human Genes

Patenting Of Human Genes

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Richard Harris reports on the debate over efforts of private companies to patent human genes. When scientists began the process of charting the entire human genetic blueprint several years ago, information about the research was to flow into the public domain from a federally funded project. Now, many private companies involved in genetic research say they need patents to protect their medical products.