The highly publicized legal fight over the intellectual property rights for CRISPR gene-editing technology comes to a head, as both sides present oral arguments.
I see that the $1000 genome is now an official US government project. NIH's genome institute (NHGRI) just announced this genetic equivalent of going to the moon. The agency is spending $32 million to develop technology aimed explicitly at sequencing genomes of individual patients for $1000, long an informal goal among genome scientists. NHGRI's announcement comes on the heels of (and was perhaps provoked by?
August 11, 2005|