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Organics sector still aims for totally organic NZ

Organics sector still aims for totally organic NZ

Newsroom says a member of the Soil & Health Association's national council, Holger Kahl, says ambitions for an organic nation by 2020 were rekindled in Christchurch last weekend.He said in a radio... More...

Future in biotech, says wool chief

Out of the ashes of the old Wool Board will rise a dynamic new science and biotech company focused on keeping New Zealand sheep farmers ahead of the rest of the world. Called Wool Equities, it cou... More...

Swiss approve GE food

The Swiss parliament has given the green light to a new law regulating the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food production. The new legislation provides protection for Swiss fa... More...

Opportunity for students to meet Prof James Watson

Twenty six Australian biology students will have an opportunity to meet Professor James Watson and attend a free course on DNA Science in July, to celebrate the visit to Melbourne of the co-discoverer... More...

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