July 1, 2013|
July 2013's selection of notable quotes
June 21, 2013|
On the gene patent decision; a high-res human brain model; bats’ influence on moths mating calls; toxicants threaten brain health; platelet-driven immunity
June 18, 2013|
Last week’s Supreme Court decision to invalidate patents on human genes was a win for patients, independent researchers, and even the wider biotech industry.
June 18, 2013|
The scientific community and the impact of the Myriad Genetics Supreme Court decision
June 16, 2013|
The cell fragments play a role in the body’s first line of defense against bacterial infection, helping white blood cells grab blood-borne bacteria in the liver.
June 14, 2013|
Supreme Court says no patenting (natural) genes; brain-computer interfaces mimic motor learning in brain; regenerating finger tips; gene therapy goes deeper; NIH needs more diversity; cross-border collaboration
June 13, 2013|
The Justices have decided that isolated sequences of human DNA are not eligible for patent protection, but rules that artificial sequences can be patented.
June 4, 2013|
Top justices rule that police have the right to take DNA swabs from people who are arrested, even before they are convicted.
May 29, 2013|
Malaria parasites transmitted via mosquitoes elicit a more effective immune response and cause less severe infection than those directly injected into red blood cells.
May 22, 2013|
The activity of one type of immune cell helps regrow the limbs of amputated salamanders.