Published in Blood Weekly, August 22nd, 2002
The German, Italian and Dutch governments, along with the environmental group Greenpeace, were among opponents who appealed against the University of Edinburgh's patent, titled "isolation, selection and propagation of animal transgenic stem cells."
The patent failed to make it clear that the approval doesn't apply to humans, although the Edinburgh researchers gave assurances that they never intended the patent to allow the creation of...
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