Monday, 17 June 2013 16:51

Now Read This: Reactions to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Patenting BRCA genes

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 Mutations in BRCA genes can lead to breast and ovarian cancers. Mutations in BRCA genes can lead to breast and ovarian cancers. Hans Ris,

Bloomberg says Supreme Court's Myriad decision will set off a rush of new genomic medicine tests.

Science News interviews one of the happy plaintiffs in AMP v Myriad.

Harvard Law professor says that the devil may be in the cDNA details in Supreme Court ruling.

Slate: Noah Prywes, a grad student in chemistry and chemical biology at Harvard University lays out, "The Supreme Court's Sketchy Science."

Everyone claims a victory in this Voice of America report: "Supreme Court Gene Ruling Benefits Biotech, Breast Cancer Research."

American Civil Liberties Union claims a big free speech victory in the BRCA patent decision.

Here's the actual Court decision. Writing for the unanimous Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas's explanation of DNA and genes for a legal and general audience has been singled out by a number of commentators for its clarity of presentation.

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