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Second generation GM cotton ready for market

Second generation GM cotton ready for market

The Australian cotton industry will launch the second generation of its GM cotton this summer.Trials by the CSIRO over the past three years showed pesticide use was cut by up to 75 percent in the ... More...

Pilot to study crop segregation

A pilot program in South Australia aims to solve the issue of how to segregate genetically modified grains from conventional crops.The Federal Government has put $60,000 towards the pilot, which w... More...

Spain to allow stem cell research

Spain is to become the first Catholic country in Europe to authorize research on human embryos to obtain stem cells.On 25 July, the Spanish cabinet approved reforms of an outdated law on human ass... More...

Saving the world through agriculture

In the 1760s, the average height of recruits to the Scandinavian Army was 1.59m. Scandinavians then, as now, were considered to be tall, writes Jacqueline Rowarth in the New Zealand Herald. It giv... More...

The science & politics of plant biotech

The enviable and unblemished record of transgenic crops and their products is the strongest evidence for their safety and wholesomeness, writes Professor Indra K Vasil, Emeritus in plant molecular and... More...

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RBNZ: Super Fund Chief To Be New Reserve Bank Governor

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Insurance: 2017 Worst Year On Record For Weather-Related Losses

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