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UNESCO invites New Zealand input on questionnaire


UNESCO invites New Zealand input on questionnaire

New Zealand’s scientific community has been invited to provide input to a UNESCO questionnaire on the international declaration on human genetic data.Following the adoption of the Universal Declar... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3795

New procedure for French GM trials

The French Ministry of Agriculture has introduced a new procedure for trials involving genetically-modified (GM) plants notably including prior surveys and specific notification of the Mayors of the m... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3794

OGTR invites public comment

Australia’s Gene Technology Regulator has issued an invitation for public comment on the risk assessment and risk management plans for limited and controlled release of GM papaya and pineapple, the co... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3793

Risk analysis tool for biopharm crops close

No one knows with scientific certainty the likelihood or extent of risks from genetically modified plants not grown for food or feed, such as biopharmaceuticals. Iowa State University researche... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3792

GE opponents continue to focus on the unreal

Green Party spokespeople and other opponents of gene technology have not offered any substantive research to support their allegations that the Treasury analysis of the recent economic impacts study i... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3791

Origins of the organic agriculture debate

A New Book by Thomas DeGregori, 'Origins of the Organic Agriculture Debate' (Iowa State University Press), takes an historical look at two contrasting streams of ideas.The first view comprise the ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3790

India in front lines of GE development

In many parts of India and in much of its news media, the term "genetically modified crops" raises fears about long-term health defects or new diseases.However, scientists at the Bangalore Bio 200... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3789

Green Party says Treasury misleading Govt on GE

Treasury has given the Government a misleading interpretation of the report on the possible economic impacts of GE release in New Zealand, Green Party Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said today."Tre... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=3788


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