•  

Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

November 28, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Prehistoric fish’s genome may show how fins turned to feet

By | Apr 19, 2013

Dinosaurs themselves may no longer roam the earth, but many of their relatives are still around today as birds, including birds and members of the Crocodilia family. Fish from the order Coelacanthiformes were thought to have gone extinct during the mass event that wiped out the dinosaurs until one was caught in the 1930s. Since…

Supreme Court to decide on gene patenting

By | Apr 15, 2013

After reviewing the DOMA and Proposition 8 cases this spring, the Supreme Court will begin looking into a case regarding whether human DNA can be patented by the research laboratories or universities that have discovered and sequenced them. Myriad Genetics, based out of Salt Lake City, patented the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, which have been…