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Research funders urge EU to support stem cell research

June 15, 2012 by


Research funders from across Europe have written to the EU urging all members to support stem cell research.

A new ruling makes it easier to patent discoveries with no specific use, what are the implications?

November 8, 2011 by


An invention is only patentable if it is believed to be useful in any industry. However, a new judgment by the UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that patents need only contain “plausible” suggestions of uses for the new technology. This will make it easier to patent the products of research in the life sciences and […]