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Agriculture companies accelerate biopesticide development amid consumer pressure for less chemical-intensive farming

Bloomberg | 
Agribusiness is increasingly turning to natural and sustainable alternatives to chemicals as consumers rebuff genetically modified foods and concerns grow ...

Judge rules Myriad can’t block other companies’ gene tests

Bloomberg | 
Myriad Genetics Inc. (MYGN:US), the biggest maker of tests for hereditary risks of breast and ovarian cancer, fell the most ...

Do patents help or hinder stem-cell research?

Bloomberg | 
As scientists get closer to using embryonic stem cells in new treatments for blindness, spinal cord injuries and heart disease, ...
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Supreme court limits gene patents in mixed ruling

Bloomberg | 
The U.S. Supreme Court has restricted the ability of companies to patent human genetic sequences ...
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