Genetic analyses lay to rest conspiracy theories about death of Belgian King Albert I, who lost his life in a rock climbing accident more than 80 years ago.
March 12, 2002|
There has been much debate about whether DNA sequences may, or indeed should, be patented. This issue has prevented the release and dispersal of much genomic data by commercial genomics companies. In the March issue of Nature Biotechnology, Willem Stemmer of Maxygen Inc. in California, offers a harmonious solution for the sharing of DNA sequences while maintaining intellectual property (IP) protection (Nat Biotechnol 2002, 20:217).While the patentability of DNA is in question, music and original