Archive: 03/17/2008

Biotechnology needs 21st century patent system: Expert

Biotechnology discoveries – like the method for creating synthetic life forms – are at risk of being unduly hindered or taken hostage by private corporations unless patent systems are brought into the 21st century, an ...

Mar 17, 2008 5 / 5 (5) 0

Fungi can tell us about the origin of sex chromosomes

Fungi do not have sexes, just so-called mating types. A new study being published today in the prestigious journal PLoS shows that there are great similarities between the parts of DNA that determine the sex of plants and an ...

Mar 17, 2008 4.3 / 5 (3) 0