In an earlier post (June 25, 2012) we memorialized Michael Crichton, the famous author, and described his book "Next."
Crichton also famously wrote an OP-ED piece in the New York Times
The article, entitled "Patenting Life," appeared February 13, 2007 and still rings true today.
The lead: "You, or someone you love, may die because of a gene patent that never should have been granted in the first place. Sound far-fetched? Unfortunately, it's all too real."
To read the full OP-ED go to: