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WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney had it wrong. Corporations aren't people -- corporations own people. The Supreme Court on Monday took up the unusual question of whether corporations control our genetic material -- specifically, whether a Utah-based company...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court justices said Monday they were highly skeptical of the idea that a company or a scientist can hold a patent on human genes and prevent others from testing or using them. “What about the first person who found a...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court took up a deceptively simple question in a case brought by breast cancer patients and medical researchers: Are human genes patentable? The answer appeared to be "no" during Monday's oral arguments. The justices...
Tags: Pathology, Eryn Brown, Biology, Elena Kagan, Breast Cancer
Volunteer connections Help plan Day of Caring. Join Char-Em United Way for planning the 10th annual Day of Caring. This year Day of Caring will be on Sept. 11 in remembrance of 9/11 and in conjunction with National Day of Service. The committee will meet...
When the Supreme Court took up the question Monday of whether genes could be patented, the justices were clearly concerned about preserving innovation in medicine and biotechnology. But the issue presented by Myriad Genetics' patents on the BRCA genes...
Births A daughter, Avery Mae, was born to Keith and Sarah Nowak of Petoskey at 8:22 a.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey. Avery weighed 7 pounds, .08 ounce and was 18 1/2 inches long at birth. Her sibling is...
The following items were taken from police reports. Tinley Park •A wallet containing $200, credit cards and identification was reported taken April 12 from a 55-year-old Manhattan woman while shopping at a household decorating-organizing store at...
The McDowell News, Marion, N.C.A man accused of fraudulently purchasing breast implants will face his charge in McDowell County Superior Court. A man accused of fraudulently purchasing breast implants will face his charge in McDowell County Superior Court. On March 4, a grand...
The Hartford Courant— A lifetime of competitive emotion can be squeezed into that claustrophobic, glass-encased rectangle. And for Johan Detter of Trinity, so much of that thrill and agony has been found on squash court No. 3 — Shen Court — on the fourth...
Pity the Supremes. Not Diana Ross, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson but Alito, Breyer, Roberts, Thomas, Sotomayor, Ginsburg, Kagan, Kennedy and Scalia. After two days of testimony last week on two separate issues of gay rights -- or as we should think of...
Audio delayed is audio denied -- high court should enter the 21st century and broadcast its arguments liveChange of SubjectFriday's print column I'm such a news geek that not only did I listen to both sets of the arguments on gay marriage this week at the U.S. Supreme Court, I was annoyed that the audio wasn't posted until several......
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up. In less than two weeks, seven senators — all from moderate or Republican-leaning states — announced their...
Tags: John Boehner, Mitt Romney, USA Today, Barack Obama, Mark Begich
Apr 16, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 15, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Apr 16, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
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Mar 29, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
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