In case with broad implications in science, NYC judge invalidates patents on 2 human genes

US judge strikes down patent on cancer genes

Organic farmers seek to bar genetically modified beets, source of about half of US sugar crop

Suit seeks to bar genetically modified sugar beets

Genzyme and Isis say mipomersen, which treats genetic cholesterol disease, succeeded in study

Genzyme, Isis say cholesterol drug met trial goal

Myriad Genetics disputes claims that its patents on 2 human genes will slow cancer research

Judge hears arguments over rights to gene patents