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Greenpeace warns govt to sign GM trade protocol

It has been claimed Australian exporters could suffer from Australia's failure to sign an international protocol governing trade in genetically modified (GM) products.Late last week, the pacific n... More...

Alternative stem cell sources a success

Scientists told a US Senate panel on Thursday that alternatives to human embryonic stem cells, including adult stem cell treatment and umbilical cord blood transplants, have had proven success in help... More...

Swiss say no to GM moratorium

The Swiss parliament has thrown out a proposal to impose a five-year moratorium on the use of genetically modified (GM) crops. The issue is now expected to be put to a nationwide vote. The Hou... More...

GE Free NZ worry over NOOM submissions

Public submissions due today to the select committee considering the New Organisms and Other Matters Bill must not be discarded if they are part of form-submissions according to an agreement made with... More...

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