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OGTR issues licence for GM cotton

OGTR issues licence for GM cotton

Decision on issuing a licence for application DIR 023/2002 The Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) has made a decision to issue a licence in respect of Monsanto Australia Limited’s... More...

Scientists race to licence stem cell research

Australian scientists are already applying to licence new embryo stem cell research, although the full legal framework is not yet complete. Licence applications have been submitted to a national b... More...

First British "designer" baby born

Britain's first genetic "designer" baby has been born to a couple desperate to cure their young son who has a rare form of anaemia, it was reported today. Jamie Whitaker was delivered by Caesarean... More...

Pew Initiative releases conference proceedings

In advance of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) risk assessment on cloned animals, expected later this year, the proceedings of two conferences on animal biotechnology and cloning h... More...

$US100 million gift to set up genome centre

Thanks to a $US100 million ($NZ173.22 million) donation from a billionaire couple, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and a top research centre will team up to use the unfolding... More...

OGTR issues licences for GM pineapples

Decision on issuing licences for applications DIR 027/2002 and DIR 028/2002 The Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) has made a decision to issue licences in respect of applications... More...

Biotenz News Update - 19 June 2003

The latest issue of Biotenz News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website IndexAdded Role for Peter Lennox at NZTEExport Award For ZespriIRL BioPharm Wins AwardRS&T Budget Upd... More...

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Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>


Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>


I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>


Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>


Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>


Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>


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