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Memorial Service for Crop & Food Research staff

Memorial Service for Crop & Food Research staff

A Memorial service for the seven Crop & Food Research staff who passed away in the plane crash on Friday 6 June will held on Tuesday 17 June in Christchurch Cathedral.The service will commence at... More...

Australian expert positive about NZ biotech

New Zealand and Queensland should work together to take advantage of global opportunities in biotechnology, according to a report prepared for Industry New Zealand by leading Australian biotechnology ... More...

ACT extends sympathy to crash victims' families

ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley today extended his deepest sympathy to the families of the seven Crop and Food Research employees, and the pilot, who were killed in Friday's plane crash.... More...

UK scientist puts odds for apocalypse at evens

Deena Beasley of Reuters says this is the way the world might end: A genetically engineered pathogen is released, debris from an erupting "supervolcano" blocks the sun or scientists in the biggest "bi... More...

MaDGE opens High Court case

Newsquest reports that Mothers Against Genetic Engineering (MaDGE) has told the High Court in Auckland that ERMA and the Government should not have allowed GM experiments involving transgenic cows.... More...

New stem cell find could boost immune systems

Canadian researchers say they have uncovered a new type of adult stem cell that one day may be used to generate blood cells to help boost wrecked immune systems. Stem cells are immature cells that... More...

Management vow institute will remain a leader

The research institute devastated by the tragic deaths of seven key staff in a plane crash on Friday will continue to be a science leader, its management have pledged. The Press reports Lincoln-ba... More...

Crop & Food survivor on the mend

Funerals for those killed in Friday night's plane crash near Christchurch will be held over the next few days, and will be followed by memorial services.Seven senior managers from Crop and Food Re... More...

Protein therapy returns racehorses to top form

Tendon injuries have forced the retirement of many great racehorses including “Saintly” and “Might and Power”.Australian researchers have developed a new treatment that helps tendons heal with les... More...

Genetic discrimination bill moving ahead

Passage of a bill to bar genetic discrimination would help remove the fear that patients who undergo genetic testing could lose their health insurance or their jobs, experts predicted.Legislation ... More...

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