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Old SaybrookThe Old Saybrook Garden Club has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Old Saybrook High School graduating seniors, Nicholas Dibble and Christopher Malin. Mr. Dibble will be attending Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH (in the Lake Sunapee region) this...
America has always been a creative place, partly because the authors of the Constitution wanted it to be. Among the powers they granted Congress was the right "to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and...
LEESBURG — Insects are Kirk A. Stowe's thing. Stowe, an assistant biology professor at Beacon College in Leesburg, can't get enough of them. He was at Trout Lake Nature Park in Eustis recently sharing his knowledge with others. "Here in...
Last month, a double rescue was conducted on the James River Bridge. The lives at stake weren't those of motorists, but a pair of baby birds — endangered peregrine falcon chicks between 3 and 4 weeks old, still covered from bill to tail in airy...
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients. In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
South Bend TribuneThe Michigan DNR has been conducting informational meetings this month regarding proposals to increase deer antler point restrictions (APR). A group known as the Lower Peninsula Deer Management Initiative (LPDMI) has submitted two different proposals to...
As Paul Mammenga explained why people should build housing for purple martins, the colony of birds 20 feet above him was also making a strong case. While Mammenga of Columbia was talking about how they are the ideal backyard bird, more than two dozen...
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Thursday's Supreme Court decision on Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics Inc. was much anticipated by geneticists and clinicians. At stake were property rights for two human genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. Both are important because mutations...
In the course of our country's history, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has bestowed coveted protection on many strange and wondrous inventions: the three-legged pantyhose (in case one leg runs), the sealed, circular peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich,...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday prohibited patents on naturally occurring human genes but allowed legal protections on synthetically produced genetic material in a compromise ruling hailed as a partial victory for...
CHARLEVOIX -- The Charlevoix Area Garden Club recently named winners in its two annual poster contests. The contests at Charlevoix Elementary School and St. Mary School help the youth of the community learn about plants, gardens, ecology and conservation....
Jewish breast cancer survivors were among the people celebrating a recent United States Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously that patents cannot be held on naturally occurring human genes. The decision came in a case in which...
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