Comments about ‘New variety of Kentucky Bluegrass could conserve water’

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Published: Tuesday, Sept. 20 2011 12:09 p.m. MDT

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SME
Kearns, UT

"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.

RanchHand
Huntsville, UT

"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?

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