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Getting a Head: How Worms Regenerate Lost Tissue

The mystery of why some animals can regenerate body parts while others cannot has long puzzled scientists, but three new studies have brought the issue to a head. Full story

Largest Viruses Ever Revealed

Giant viruses, more than twice as big as the last largest known viruses, have now been unearthed from sludge across the world, researchers say. Full story

Scarborough: Holder delivered strong speech on 'Stand Your Ground'

  Top Talkers: While speaking at the NAACP convention in Florida, Attorney General Eric Holder criticized "Stand Your Grand" laws. The Morning Joe panel – including fmr. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, the Huffington Post's Sam Stein, Bloomberg View's Margaret Carlson and Politico's Jim Vand

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Scientists find how "obesity gene" makes people fat

Alnylam bets on 'gene silencing' to woo biotech investors

6 Children with Rare Disorders Helped by Gene Therapy

Infertility May Be Linked to Taste Genes

Mapping Puerto Rican Heritage with Spit and Genomics

Bacteria Nest Like Russian Dolls Inside Bugs

Gene Patent Ruling: 5 Things You Should Know

Snowflake the Albino Gorilla Was Inbred, Study Finds

As top court invalidates some gene patents, biotech has moved on

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  IRS scrutinized progressive groups; SCOTUS punts on affirmative action

The IRS also scrutinized progressive groups that applied for tax-exempt status, according to IRS documents. The Morning Joe panel discusses the issue as well as the Supreme Court's move of sending affirmative action back to a lower court for further review. The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson disc

  SCOTUS rules against gene patenting

On Thursday a unanimous Supreme Court said Myriad Genetics of Utah was not eligible to patent genes because it did not create those genes: nature did, and nature cannot be patented. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.

  SCOTUS rules on patenting human genes

A landmark decision from the Supreme Court ruled that human genes cannot be patented, but synthetic genes can. Chris Hayes and the All In panel discuss.

  Landmark Supreme Court ruling on patenting human genes

In a unanimous landmark decision Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that human genes cannot be patented but that synthetic genes can. Chris Hayes looks at the far-reaching effects of this decision both in terms of breakthrough medical research and the costs of certain medical tests, and what the brav

  Myriad Gets Partial Win In Ruling

The Supreme Court ruled a naturally occurring human gene cannot be patented, but upheld key DNA patents of Myriad's BRACAnalysis test. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports.

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