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The issue-focused position statement from the Council for Responsible Genetics reflects on how patenting of life forms should be considered unethical because: it fosters biopiracy of indigenous resources, turns life forms into commodities to be used for profit, hinders the free-flow of scientific research, and destroys economic sustainability of developing nations.

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    NSDL,Bioethics,Learn,Learner,Research,Bioengineering,Social Sciences,General public & informal education,Middle school 6-8,Profession (degree program),Botany & Plant Science,Graduate,High school lower division 9-10,Life Science,Article,Teach,Teacher,Biodiversity,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Undergraduate lower division 13-14,Biotechnology,High school upper division 11-12,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721035807901T,Reference Material,Engineering,Non-journal article,Continuing education,Education,Technology,Geoscience,Undergraduate upper division 15-16

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