Monthly Archives: April 2010

World Intellectual Property Day 2010: Countries Talk Policy

On World Intellectual Property Day this year, the World Intellectual Property Organization’s 2010 theme is “Innovation – Linking the World”.

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BIO, AUTM Host Technology Transfer Symposium @ BIO 2010

The BIO Technology Transfer Symposium, in partnership with the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), will explore the role of universities in the U.S. innovation economy, with a particular emphasis on technology transfer on May 4, 2010 at the 2010 BIO International Convention in Chicago.

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This Friday: Genetic Alliance Hosts Webinar on Myriad Gene Patent Case

Genetic Alliance Hosts Webinar on Myriad Gene Patent Case on Friday, April 30, 2010.

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Biotechnology Makes Agricultural Production More Earth-Friendly

Greener Farming Means Cleaner Air, Water, Land and Energy Despite the current and predicted agricultural challenges posed by climate change and increased demands on farmland and natural resources, farmers around the world are able to practice Earth-friendly farming thanks to agricultural biotechnology.  In celebration of Earth Day 2010, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is increasing awareness of the many environmental benefits provided by biotech crops, trees and genetically engineered animals. Biotechnology provides tools and technologies Read More >

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Fear of Science Will Kill Us

CNN carried on its web page this week a “Ted Talk” video that features author Michael Specter speaking positively about biotech products and about the public fear of science.  Specter is staff writer at The New Yorker, and author of the book, Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives.  TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” hosts talks on many subjects and makes them available through Read More >

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