Ohhhh MY LORD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This pains me! Pains me and as I sit wondering if I have the cheek to keep eating beef when I feel the way I do about cruelty to animals, and here these people are disregarding the processes, the beauty and the perfection of mother nature…Sorry but the arrogance of humankind really does know no bounds! Corporations ay?? How do they sleep at night? Ohhhhh it’s sad 😦
June 11th, 2013
The Supreme Court is set to make a landmark decision this month, a ruling that affects us all and will essentially determine ‘who owns’ the human genome. The case concerns the patenting of genes. Human genes. And though the issue is now front and center, it is far from new. As a matter of fact, over the past 30 years more than 40,000 gene patents have been created and accepted. Around 20% of your genes are actually patented by major corporations and universities.
And that’s being admitted and found out by mainstream news groups like National Geographic.
Let’s break down the significance here. Patents are seen as a claim of ownership or rights, and they are normally applied to inventions. Throughout the last century, the Supreme Court has repeatedly ruled that patents do not apply to products and laws of…
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