Should Human Genes Be Patented?

Park, Sandra S.; Noonan, Kevin E.
May 2013
U.S. News Digital Weekly;5/31/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 22, p15
The authors offer views on whether patented isolated human genes should be allowed by the U.S. Supreme Court. One author opposes the idea, stating that this patent, if approved by the U.S. Supreme Court, are in direct conflict with a law that prohibits the patenting of products and laws of nature. But another author supports the idea, stating that patenting deoxyribonucleic acid improves health.


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