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  • Angelina Jolie's courageous act will save women's lives

    Angelina Jolie's courageous act will save women's lives
    Four days after her April 27 breast reconstruction, the third and final surgery aimed at sparing her an early death from breast cancer, Angelina Jolie was in good spirits at home.
  • Grumpy old man Scalia is getting the last laugh

    You may have heard that Justice Antonin Scalia referred to the majority opinion striking down the Defense of Marriage Act as "legalistic argle-bargle." Intemperate as the dissent was, derision for Justice Anthony Kennedy's jurisprudence of dignity and...

    Deep in the reeds on genes

    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...

    Genes are complex; gene patents might be more so

     
    Genetic research breakthroughs have come to be expected -- greeted with a sense of inevitability and the quiet assurance that science will ultimately puzzle out, then cure, human disease. But how those breakthroughs actually yield benefits is complicated....

    23andMe's designer baby patent is 'a serious mistake,' critics charge

    What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create a designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea. 23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S....