Taking Sides

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles talk about their roles in David Mamet’s "Oleanna," on Broadway. Plus our latest Underreported takes a look at the controversy over gene patenting.


Bill Pullman and Julia Stiles discuss their roles in a new production of David Mamet’s play "Oleanna." Bill Pullman plays a male college professor who is accused of sexual harassment by a female student, played by Julia Stiles. The show is being produced for the first time on ...

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Underreported: Gene Patenting

Twenty percent of the human genome has been patented by biotechnology companies, universities, and research institutions. The patenting of two genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer is also the subject of a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and the Public Patent Foundation against Myriad Genetics, a company that offers ...

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