A new study reveals that a single company has registered nearly half of all existing patents associated with genes of marine species. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the 06 June 2018, issue of Science Advances, published by AAAS. The paper, by R. Blasiak at Stockholm University in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues was titled, "Corporate control and global governance of marine genetic resources."
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