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UK approves new GM wheat trial


UK approves new GM wheat trial

Britain has approved a new field trial of genetically modified (GM) wheat, as hundreds of U.S. farm groups press for a moratorium on its full-scale introduction amid trans-crop contamination worries a... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3727

Postmodern disconnect: food fetishism & Ag reality

There seems to be some disconnect from reality when one hears strident voices dogmatically proclaiming that our food system has "failed" and must be entirely transformed, or that the "Green Revolution... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3726

Queensland signs biotech agreement with NZ

Queensland Premier Peter Beattie and NZ Science Minister Peter Hodgson have signed a strategic biotechnology agreement to accelerate collaboration between Queensland and New Zealand's biotechnology se... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3725

GE shows way to SARS virus identity

Contrary to recent speculative assertions from anti-GE activists the science of genetic engineering has brought the world closer to identifying the deadly SARS virus, rather than causing it.In New... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3724

US breeding sheep which don't need shearing

Nature science magazine reports today that American farmers are breeding wool-free sheep to bring down the cost of meat production. Writer Hannah Hoag says the new breed are called hair sheep, "th... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3723


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