DNA Testing/Legal Issues
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Gene wars: the last-ditch battle over who owns the rights to our DNA
A US biotech company is fighting to protect the patents it took out on a test for a cancer-causing gene. Scientists say a win for the firm would set back a growing ability to detect diseases.
The government owns your DNA. What are they doing with it?
Some US states have created biobanks of genetic material left over from patient screening tests, with specimens potentially used for purposes that have not granted informed consent, bringing up distur...