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Gene 'switches off' ovarian cancer

Gene 'switches off' ovarian cancer

Cancer scientists believe they have found a gene which - when working properly - may have the ability to stop ovarian cancer developing. Scientists at Cancer Research UK's Edinburgh oncology unit fo... More...

Professor Thomas R. DeGregori visits capital

“If technology is killing us, why are we living longer?” This and other pertinent questions were put to an invited audience at the American Embassy in Wellington today by Tomas R. DeGregori, Econo... More...

ERMA seeking information from PPL

Newsroom reports that the Environmental Risk Management Authority wants some immediate answers from the biotechnology company, PPL Therapeutics, about the fate of transgenic sheep in Southern Waikato.... More...

GM food myths, misconceptions and misinformation..

On June 15, a group of anti-biotech organic food activists calling themselves the "Independent Science Panel" issued a report called The Case for a GM-Free Sustainable World, regarding crops and foods... More...

Talks collapse on efforts to open Europe to GM

New York Times writer David Leonhardt says talks between the United States and the European Union over opening up Europe to genetically modified foods broke down in Geneva today, heightening trans-Atl... More...

World's biotech leaders invited 'Down Under'

Queensland Premier Peter Beattie is inviting delegates to the world's biggest biotech event which begins in Washington DC tomorrow to come Down Under for some of the industry's largest conferences.... More...

Future dicey for GE sheep flock

The New Zealand Herald reports that Scottish biotechnology company PPL Therapeutics is pulling the plug for at least three years on New Zealand's first transgenic livestock field trial, which involves... More...

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Media Mega Merger: StuffMe Hearing Argues Over Moveable Feast

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The approval gives the green light to construction of the last link of Auckland’s Western Ring Route, providing an alternative route from South Auckland to the North Shore. More>>


Crown Accounts: $4.1 Billion Surplus

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Accounting Scandal: Suspension Of Fuji Xerox From All-Of-Government Contract

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