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Biopharming a viable option for NZ

Biopharming a viable option for NZ

Using fruit for biopharming is a viable option for New Zealand, HortResearch scientist Dr Elspeth McRae said at the Symposium on Biopharming today.Fruit was cheap to produce on a large scale and u... More...

Prakash warns NZ not to forgo biopharming

A visiting biotechnologist says New Zealand, as an agricultural producer, cannot afford to miss out on the rapid developments in bio-pharming - the extraction of valuable pharmaceutical and industrial... More...

Government to introduce HSNO Amendment Bill

The Government will introduce a new omnibus amendment Bill, the HSNO & Other Acts Amendment Bill to Parliament on Tuesday 29 April according to sources in the Capital.Popularly known as the "GMO B... More...

SCONZ gnaws nails over legislation introduction

The Sustainability Council has reacted against predictions the Government will introduce new legislation on GM into Parliament on Tuesday 29 April."Less than a fortnight after it issued a report s... More...

Robust regulatory system required

New Zealand needs a robust regulatory system to encourage investment in biopharming, PPL Therapeutics spokesman George Mitchell said in Wellington today.Speaking at the Symposium on Biopharming, M... More...

Economic opportunity in biopharming

Biopharming is the big new biotech opportunity for New Zealand, Chairman of Biotenz and Co-Chair of the Biotechnology Task Force Bill Falconer said at the Biopharming Symposium in Wellington today.... More...

Huge advances in plant genomics

Huge advances made in the field of plant genomics have given scientists the ability to produce customized cancer drugs and manage infectious diseases.Speaking at today’s Symposium on Biopharming i... More...

UK coexistence results augur well for NZ

The results of a survey of farmers in the UK and an audit of the procedures used to ensure effective seapartion have positive implications for New Zealand agriculture says Dr William Rolleston, Chairm... More...

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