Saturday, April 01, 2006

Google Biopirates?

A story on News.com:
"Google was presented with an award as part of the Coalition Against Biopiracy's Captain Hook Awards for Biopiracy in Curitiba, Brazil, this week. The organizers allege that Google's collaboration with genomic researh institute J. Craig Venter--to create a searchable online database of all the genes on the planet--is a clear example of biopiracy."
Supposedly, this was based on David Vise's story "The Google Story," although Google hasn't made any public comments and Venter denies the relationship.

posted by ryan griffis  # 10:59 AM

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