Ecuador accuses U.S. researchers of unethical indigenous blood sales
Ecuadorean Huaorani natives cross the Tiputini river at the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon forest, on Aug. 21, 2010 [AFP]

Ecuador says US scientists unethically sold indigenous blood (via AFP)


US scientists took thousands of unauthorized blood samples from an indigenous group known for a unique genetic profile and disease immunity, some of which have been sold, Ecuador charged Monday. There were some "3,500 procedures" in which blood was…