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  • Can scientists patent life? The question returns to the Supreme Court

    Can scientists patent life? The question returns to the Supreme Court
    The thorny and unresolved question of whether life itself can be patented may come again before the U.S. Supreme Court, if it accepts a motion filed Friday by Santa Monica-based Consumer Watchdog. (H/T to David Jensen's California Stem Cell Report.)
  • It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions

    It's unseemly for nonprofit CEOs to make millions
    The story of the nonprofit CEO who solicits charity while raking in a giant salary is, by now, becoming a Central Florida cliché. There was NorthStar High School in Orange County, which was a miserable failure academically but paid its principal $824,000...

    TaxWatch pinpoints Broward, PB budget 'turkeys' for vetoes

    TALLAHASSEE -- The business-backed fiscal watchdog Florida TaxWatch pinpointed 107 projects in the state budget that it's urging Gov. Rick Scott to veto because they were slipped into the budget at the last minute or directly benefit one specific company....

    Virtuoso joven colombiano se transforma en héroe de Palm Beach

     Virtuoso joven colombiano se transforma en héroe de Palm Beach
    Mientras cristaliza proteínas en el centro de investigaciones médicas Scripps en Júpiter, donde junto a otros colegas busca "soluciones" para aliviar los estragos del Parkinson y el Alzheimer, el joven colombiano Juan Granados sonríe. Aunque se siente...

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments

    Genetics to determine cancer treatments
    The war on cancer is poised to enter a new phase that promises more precise treatments, fewer side effects and, most of all, more survivors. And none too soon. Although death rates from many cancers have slowly but steadily declined over the decades,...