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To what extend is it ethical for humans to own genetic material?

Please I need help to collect peoples opinions of what they think!!

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  1. I assume you mean to patent genetic material, even if it comes from someone else. I do not think it is ethical or in fact really legal.
    http://gizmodo.com/us-supreme-court-human-genetic-material-cant-be-paten-513118654

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