TEDTalks Science and Medicine

Should you be able to patent a human gene? | Tania Simoncelli

18:05 | Jan 27th, 2016

A decade ago, US law said human genes were patentable -- which meant patent holders had the right to stop anyone from sequencing, testing or even looking at a patented gene. Troubled by the way this law both harmed patients and created a barrier to b...Show More