So, I find this really interesting. I read The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks a while ago, and I wrote the review for it yesterday, to be posted today on a schedule.
Little did I know, big things were happening in the world. In short, the US Supreme Court has decided that human genes are indeed products of nature, and can no longer be patented.Here, have a source.
This is so cool! The ruling has left doors wide open for companies to still be greedy of course, but it is a huge step in the right direction.