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New variety of Kentucky Bluegrass could conserve water

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  • RanchHand Huntsville, UT
    Sept. 21, 2011 8:14 a.m.

    "Bella bluegrass was discovered growing wild on the relatively dry plains of Nebraska. Scientists at the University of Nebraska tested the new variety and patented it."

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    Since when is nature patentable?

  • SME Kearns, UT
    Sept. 21, 2011 7:20 a.m.

    "Scientists at the University of Nebraska tested the new variety and patented it."

    I am a firm supporter of patents to protect intellectual property. I'm OK with patents for genetically modified organisms. But a patent for an organism you've found? That seems out of line.