The Human Genome Project should be opened to all as costs go down in gene mapping. Regular people should get the opportunity to find out what is in their genetic “cards.” Imagine ‘genetics’ in high school with open access to the Human Genome Project. Keeping the enormous potential of the project locked away is senseless, considering that someone who is prevented from working with copy-written genes could the person to make a huge scientific breakthrough.
The patenting of human genes for profit motive should be reconsidered as ethically questionable because it blocks research. (and cures)
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Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Myriad Case Involving Human Gene Patents