'Open Source' Biology

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We look at an idea dubbed "open source biology" by its inventors. They've found a way to do common genetic modifications on plants that sidesteps some existing patent restrictions on biotechnology.


Richard Jefferson, chairman and chief executive officer, chief scientist CAMBIA.



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