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Cloning Tasmanian Tiger doco wins New York award


Cloning Tasmanian Tiger doco wins New York award
Australian efforts to clone an extinct Tasmanian Tiger received global recognition when a documentary on the project won a prize at a New York film festival. The documentary, End of Extinction: Cl...
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Anglo-Dutch group aims to discover what genes do
British and Dutch scientists launched an international initiative on Tuesday to uncover the function of genes and to determine how new drugs can be designed to fight cancer. The ambitious project ...
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More science needed to help feed world's starving
The need for more science, especially biotechnology, to help feed the world's poor, was a strong theme in a forum of science leaders from the developing world being held in Christchurch.Five speak...
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Crop & Food appoints IP investments manager
Crop & Food Research has appointed a General Manager, Investments, to boost its development of intellectual property.James Anderson, a New Zealand trained veterinarian who has recently worked for ...
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Otago appoints inaugural Chair in genetics
The University of Otago has appointed one of its leading researchers as Professor and Director of the Genetics Programme at Otago, the University Vice-Chancellor Dr Graeme Fogelberg announced today....
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GM moratorium must end warns European Commission
The European Commission is warning European Union governments to end their foot-dragging over approval of new genetically modified crops, in an attempt to stave off the growing threat of a US challeng...
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Transgenic cotton controls pest
Genetically engineered cotton in Arizona, grown using a strategy mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency, is effectively controlling a common crop pest without causing increased pesticide resi...
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DNA look-alike fools enzyme
Enzymes evolved to work with DNA accept a cheap imitation, say US researchers. Artificial molecule acts as template for DNA. DNA polymerase, that copies chromosomes before a cell divides, will dup...
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Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

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Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

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I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

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Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

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Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

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Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

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