A case considered pivotal to the future of science and medicine came before the Supreme Court on Monday, involving a company that has patented two genes linked to cancer. While the patent challengers lost in the lower court, they seemed to have a more receptive audience at the Supreme Court.
Co-host Melissa Block talks to WBUR's Bruce Gellerman about the scene after explosions Monday near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. "Essentially the whole downtown of Boston is a crime scene," he says.
Co-host Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Dina Temple-Raston about what law enforcement officials are trying to learn about the explosions at the Boston Marathon. She says the FBI has sent counter terrorism officials to the scene.
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