Daily Archives: April 5, 2011

Palmetto man freed from prison as family cheers

Bradenton Herald Florida
Derrick Williams started the day preparing for another court battle.
But soon got the news that he would be spending Tuesday at home celebrating his son’s 29th birthday.

Myriad Genetics: Is it legal to patent a gene?

Los Angeles Times
Is it legal to patent a human gene?
That was the question facing a panel of three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Washington on Monday. Their answer — expected sometime in the coming months — will have wide-ranging consequences for patients, researchers and companies, experts said.