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Saturday, January 06, 2007

Environment - Another view on ethanol [Updated]

An earlier ILB entry today cited a NY Times story about how the demands of new ethanol distilleries is driving...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Saturday, January 06, 2007

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Law - Stem cell legal specialty emerging

The Boston Globe reports today on an emerging new practice area - stem cell law. Sacha Pfeiffer writes:Law firms market...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Law/Biotech - More on "Stem Cell Guidelines Issued"

"Group of Scientists Drafts Rules on Ethics for Stem Cell Research" is the headline to this front-page story today in...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Law/Biotech - Stem Cell Guidelines Issued

The Washington Post reports today:Forging into a politically and ethically contentious regulatory void, the National Academies released a detailed set...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Ind. Gov't. - Bill creating agriculture department signed

An AP story by Rick Callahan published today in the Louisville Courier Journal reports:Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law yesterday...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Law - More on Merck v. Integra arguments today

Updating yesterday's ILB entry, How Appealing has links here to several stories about today's oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Monday, April 18, 2005

Law - Merck v. Integra to be argued before the Supreme Court this Wednesday

This ILB entry from June 20, 2003 is titled "Construction of the "safe harbor" of 35 U.S.C. ยง 271(e)(1).," and...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, April 18, 2005

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Biotech - Purdue researchers find plants can fix bad genes

"Startling Scientists, Plant Fixes Its Flawed Gene" is the headline to this story today in the NY Times. The lead:In...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Sunday, February 13, 2005

Biotech - More on debate over human cloning

On Jan. 14th and Jan. 17th the ILB had entries on the "Debate brewing in Indiana over human cloning." There...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, February 13, 2005

Thursday, February 03, 2005

Law/Econ. Dev. - Biotech Industry Sees Potential In Ethics Rules

"Biotech Industry Sees Potential In Ethics Rules" is the headline to a story today in the business section of the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, February 03, 2005

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Biotech - NIH Revises Plan for Quick, Free Access to Study Results

"NIH Revises Plan for Quick, Free Access to Study Results" is the headline to this story today in the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Monday, January 17, 2005

Law/Econ. Dev. - More on "debate brewing in Indiana over human cloning"

Last Friday (you will find it if you scroll down) the ILB quoted from a front-page story in the...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, January 17, 2005

Friday, September 03, 2004

Law/Biotech - Differentiating identical twins via DNA

"Twin suspects spark unique DNA test: Lab will try to tell which guilty of rape" is the headline to this...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, September 03, 2004

Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Biotech - Full-disclosure of clinical trials?

The NY Times had an interesting front page story today headlined "Medical Journals Weigh Plan for Full Drug-Trial Disclosure." Some...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Friday, May 21, 2004

Biotech - Canada Supreme Court upholds Monsanto right to control usage of its patented seeds

Jurist is reporting that "In what is believed to be the first ruling of its kind anywhere in the world,...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Friday, May 21, 2004

Thursday, May 20, 2004

Biotech - Biotech human food crops on their way out?

"Narrow Path for New Biotech Food Crops" is the headline to this story today in the NY Times. Some quotes:Agricultural...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, May 20, 2004

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Biotech - More on biotech as an economic engine

Updating our Indiana Law Blog entry yesterday (scroll down) on how "many cities and states are scrambling to attract biotech...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Monday, March 22, 2004

Biotech - As an economic engine

Updating our entry of March 7th, that contained stories of how "many cities and states are scrambling to attract biotech...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Monday, March 22, 2004

Thursday, March 11, 2004

Biotech - Mammals' ovaries may produce new eggs throughout life

An amazing story today in Nature. The lead:Scientists have found hints that mammals' ovaries produce new eggs throughout life, a...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Thursday, March 11, 2004

Sunday, March 07, 2004

Biotech - Microfluidics Is Revolutionizing Biology; More

"Microfluidics Is Revolutionizing Biology by Shrinking Test Devices to Lilliputian Dimensions. Leading the Charge Is Caltech Physicist Stephen Quake." Some...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Sunday, March 07, 2004

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Biotech - Seeds contaminated with engineered DNA

"Engineered DNA Found in Crop Seeds: Tests Show U.S. Failure to Block Contamination From Gene-Altered Varieties," is the headline to...

Posted by Marcia Oddi on Tuesday, February 24, 2004