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GM Discussion: February 27, 2003


GM Discussion: February 27, 2003

New stem cell reservoir found in blood
A new type of stem cell in white blood cells has been discovered by U.S. researchers, opening up potential alternatives to embryonic stem cells for treatment of transplant patients.Adult stem cell...
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Western Aust assesses GM-free zoning
Western Australia may soon be zoning areas as free of genetically modified crops, under draft legislation announced by the state government yesterday.The legislation comes in response to an applic...
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Biotenz News Update - 27 February 2003
The latest Biotenz News Update has been posted. The stories are:New Zealand In World Top 10 For Biotechnology
Reminders
Knowledge Wave: Science's Role in Boosting Economy
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http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3485

Australia to debate pros and cons of GM crops
Special focus on genetically modified crops will be given to the upcoming Wimmera Machinery Field Days.Opinion is divided on GM crops. Some people say they will bring higher yields and reduced use...
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http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3484

Silly season in the GM debate - Biotech Unlimited
The March edition of Unlimited Magazine once again features the New Zealand biotechnology sector.Stories include a column by LSN Executive Director Francis Wevers on the role of movie stars in the...
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http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3483

Activist French farmer gets prison time
Militant French farmer Jose Bove now faces a total of 10 months in jail after an appeals court on Wednesday ruled he must spend four months in prison for destroying genetically modified crops.The ...
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