The US patent office ruled on Wednesday that hotly disputed patents on the revolutionary genome-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 belong to the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, dealing a blow to the University of California in its efforts to overturn those patents.
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By John T. Aquino of Bloomberg BNA Federal agencies are woefully understaffed and lacking in the resources needed to deal with the flood of biotechnology products coming in the next decade, scientists said in a March 9 webinar. The Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department[…]Read More »