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Association for Molecular Pathology et al. v. Myriad Genetics Inc. et al.

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Headlines,Supreme Court/courts

http://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/12-398

Unanimous Supreme Court decision that parts of human genes as naturally occurring phenomena cannot be patented by corporations.  The decision reversed three decades of patent awards.  From the Legal Information Institute of Cornell University

 

CBO’s Plan for Its Major Periodic Reports This Year

Categories: Govt Finance

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/44342-LtrReports.pdf

Describes how the late release of the U.S. budget by the White House has changed the 2013 release schedule for the usual budget projections and other documents.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

2012 County Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Hispanics,Native Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/asrh/2012/index.html

Latest annual county. population estimates as of July 1, 2012 (released July 2013)  From the Census Bureau

 

2012 State Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Hispanics,Native Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/asrh/2012/index.html

Latest annual state population estimates as of July 1, 2012 (released July 2013)  From the Census Bureau

 

2012 National Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Hispanics,Native Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/popest/data/national/asrh/2012/index.html

Latest annual U.S. population estimates as of July 1, 2012 (released July 2013)  From the Census Bureau

 

Asians Fastest-Growing Race or Ethnic Group in 2012

Categories: Asian Americans,Hispanics,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/population/cb13-112.html

Press release which reports that Asian-Americans grew by 2.9%, mostly from foreign immigration, while Hispanics grew by 2.2%, mostly from natural increase.  Describes latest annual population estimates and provides links to downloadable tables.  From the Census Bureau