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FRST forum to look at biotech impact


FRST forum to look at biotech impact

The impact of emerging biotechnologies will be the topic of a two-day forum to be held in Wellington on 5 and 6 September 2003.The Foundation for Research, Science & Technology is organising the "... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4130

Genome busters here to share knowledge

Eureka moments of discovery are about as common as England winning at cricket, says a visiting Cambridge scientist whose career must therefore be a highlights package. Neil Hall led the team that ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4129

Biotenz News Update - 12 June 2003

The latest issue of Biotenz News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website IndexIndustry Saddened by Tragedy Biotechnology Taskforce Breakfast Minister Welcomes New Board M... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4128

States to promote Aussie biotech

The Premiers of NSW, Queensland and Victoria today signed a historic agreement, joining forces to promote Australia's $12 billion biotechnology and pharmaceuticals industries to the world.A Memora... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4127

LSN submission on New Organisms Bill

The LSN, in welcoming some of the changes proposed by the Government to the HSNO legislation through the New Organisms and Other Matters Bill, has also proposed some significant changes of its own.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4126

Biosafety initiative set up

Safety First Initiative, a public-private partnership in the US, has been developed for transparent development of proactive safety standards that anticipate and resolve safety issues up to commercial... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4125

Genetic Modification: A resource for schools

Since the discovery of DNA, the resultant pace of genetics research has generated a variety of issues that have provoked much social comment. Recent decades have seen the application of genetic re... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4124

MaDGE criticised for court route

NZ Herald reporter Angela Gregory writes a group of mothers has been told it cannot stop researchers' work on growing genetically modified cows by attacking the underlying science. Mothers Against... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4123

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