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A federal judge has invalidated patents on two genes that are believed to play a role in breast cancer, ruling that they were natural and not the product of human effort.
By Martha Graybow NEW YORK (Reuters) - The plaintiffs in a closely watched lawsuit against McDonald's Corp. need to provide more specifics to back up their claims that the fast-food chain makes children fat, a U.S. judge has ruled.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).