Patented genomics

The patent system is being used to monopolise the all the tools for genomics manipulation. In the US, for example, it costs a woman between $3,000 and $4,000 to be tested for familial breast cancer that is free in Europe to all women. This is because a corporation owns -in the US only- the patent […]

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British Stereotypes

These are the most grotesque stereotypes or stupid stereotypes about Britain that I’ve read: Simon English writes for the Evening Standard: London is like the third world. He bases his claim in that […] from Heathrow to Holloway Road took, at four hours, nearly half as long as the flight across the Atlantic. Fair enough. […]

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