: ' patenting'

Design Your Own Baby: Patent Granted

A new Synbio starup is making strides in the next generation of childbirth. Will hand selescting traits from a child’s genetic code become the future standard of human birth?         [...]

Todd Kuiken: Genes as Intellectual Property

One of the biggest discussions in synthetic biology is the question of intellectual property and patenting of novel genes. 2013 has been a landmark year with rulings by various Supreme Courts on the issue of patenting [...]

Joel Cherry Answers the Biggest Questions in Synthetic Biology

Synthetic biology is still in its infancy and there are still a lot of questions to be worked out. Recent headlines have included the patenting of genes and the announcement by Kickstarter to ban modified organisms [...]