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 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 12, 2013|
Researchers identify the signaling program that enables finger and toenail stem cells to direct digit regeneration after amputation.
June 7, 2013|
In avian species, a gene induces programmed cell death during development in the area where a phallus would otherwise grow.
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.
June 1, 2013|
In the fruit fly, the ability of neural stem cells to make the full repertoire of neurons is regulated by the movement of key genes to the nuclear periphery.