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Biotechnology is nothing new, says visiting expert

Biotechnology is nothing new, says visiting expert

Biotechnology has been used by human beings for thousands of years, says a visiting world renowned researcher.Speaking at the United States Embassy in Wellington, biotechnology expert Professor Ma... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3514

Women are born worriers - new study

Men are always complaining about it, and now scientists are saying the same - women are born worriers. Research has shown that women have lower levels of a brain chemical that influences anxiety. ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3513

Nobel laureate warns of genetic discrimination

One of Britain's leading scientists spoke on Tuesday of his fears of genetic discrimination if people are not prepared for the medical advances expected in the next two decades. In a speech at a m... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3512

Black cats provide lucky break to disease research

Black cats, once considered unlucky, may have provided a lucky break to disease researchers, according to a report published on Monday. Different genetic mutations give black coats to different sp... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3511

Rules tough for pharmaceutical crops

Farmers face many hurdles to sowing genetically altered seeds for the pharmaceutical industry, but some believe it's still worthy of study. "I think farmers, as a whole, have to find something bet... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3510

Patently, a battle for genetics' next big thing

Who invented hairpin gene silencing? It's literally a $64 million question, as the claimants to one of the most valuable biotechnology patents of the past decade begin skirmishing over its ownership. ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3509

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