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Review of ERMA cow decision set for early June

Review of ERMA cow decision set for early June

An agreement, between AgResearch and the Auckland mother’s group seeking a Judicial Review of the decision by ERMA to allow AgResearch to undertake transgenic research with cows, means the substantive... More...

Anti-GE group - winning friends in 2003

The Auckland mothers group opposed to genetic engineering have joined in the competition among anti-GE groups to see who can make the most outrageous statement.“The rhetoric gets more extreme ever... More...

Biotenz News Update - 20 March 2003

The latest Biotenz News Update has been posted. The stories are:Biotechnology Enthusiast New Head of Science Academy Reminders Bio2003 Plum Pox Potyvirus Investigation U... More...

2002 Eurobarometer - Full report

The full report of the 2002 Eurobarometer Survey of 16,500 European residents is available from the link below.The survey results show a continuing complex picture in Europe. On the one hand the ... More...

Lack of GE knowledge causes fear says scientist

The science of tinkering with genetics is like a black hole to some people. They don't understand it, and the lack of knowledge causes fear, so they condemn it. But if they did understand more abo... More...

Undercover genes slip into the brain

A molecular Trojan horse that can slip past the brain's defences has proved to be very effective at delivering genes to the brains of primates, reports Anil Ananthaswamy for the New Scientist. The... More...

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Voluntary Administration: Renaissance Brewing Up For Sale

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Approval: Northern Corridor Decision Released

The approval gives the green light to construction of the last link of Auckland’s Western Ring Route, providing an alternative route from South Auckland to the North Shore. More>>


Media Mega Merger: Full Steam Ahead For Appeal

New Zealand's two largest news publishers have confirmed they are committed to pursuing their appeal against the Commerce Commission's rejection of the proposal to merge their operations. More>>

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Accounting Scandal: Suspension Of Fuji Xerox From All-Of-Government Contract

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