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  • Stem Cell Patent Halts Hospital’s Collection
    By on May 24, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    eldavojohn writes “It’s a classic case that comes up when dealing with patents. A hospital’s research on the donated brains of deceased children has been in limbo for three years because of a challenge from a patent holder. The double-edged sword of patents that spurred investment into the field will also cause chilling effects on research like the case of the Children’s Hospital of Orange County. They’ve now been forced to shift the money from the (more…)



  • Flooded boat halts Oxford’s Boat Race trial on the Thames
    By on December 18, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Oxford’s Boat Race preparations are hampered after one of their boats fills with water on the Thames during a selection trial.

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