woman has applied to patent herself so she can protect herself from 'genetic
MacLean, told the newspaper: ``In my application I stated that I was novel
and useful and that my genetic make-up could be used to profit medical research.''
at the Patent Office in Newport, Gwent, told the Express: ``I can confirm
we have received a patent application from Donna, entitled Myself.''
said: ``It has taken 31 years of hard labour to invent myself. ``I want to
have sole control of my own genetic material.''