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  • 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.
  • Dr. Bernardo Fernandez, president, Cleveland Clinic Florida

    Dr. Bernardo Fernandez, president, Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Last week: Dolphins, your wins mean a lot more than you may think. A recent article by Pierre Chandon in Forbes Magazine brought to light how much we need our sports teams to win ... for our health. The article cites a study by Cornil and Chandon that...

    The human cost of our flawed experiment with gene patents

    Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...

    News of the Weird: Very Personal Hygiene

    News of the Weird: Very Personal Hygiene
    Orestes De La Paz's exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami in May recalled Chuck Palahniuk's novel and film Fight Club, in which lead character Tyler Durden's principal income source was making upscale soap using discarded liposuctioned fat fetched from...

    Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?

    Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?
    While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...