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Symposium on Biopharming


Symposium on Biopharming - April 28, 2003

RSNZ Lecture Theatre, Science House, Turnbull Street, Wellington.

The Royal Society of New Zealand, the Association of Crown Research Institutes and the Life Sciences Network have joined forces to present a one-day Symposium on Biopharming – the production of therapeutic proteins in plants or animals.

Visit by Danish environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg

Professor Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, is to visit New Zealand as a guest of both the Resource Management Law Association and the New Zealand Business Roundtable.Profes... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3643

Killing plants that cure

Could you ever have imagined that the "yucky" spinach you shoved aside on your plate as a child would one day be used to develop an anthrax vaccine?Or would you have believed that potatoes, tomato... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3642

Calcium-rich potatoes:

it's in their genes Baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, potato salad, hash browns, french fries, potato chips....According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, potatoes ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3641

Hope for smokers...?

Understanding how specific genes work could keep smokers from coveting that next hit or lighting up in the first place, writes Mignon Fogarty in an article The Scientist.Faster than an injection, ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3640

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