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Lifting the GE moratorium - United Future


Lifting the GE moratorium - United Future

On 29 October this year the moratorium on applications for the commercial release of genetically modified organisms will automatically expire. United Future supports this development because we believ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4691

Brain healing protein found

Tasmanian researchers may have unlocked the secret to helping a brain repair itself naturally after injury.The neuro-repair group in the School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania has identi... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4690

Plants could fuel NZ economy

New Zealand could become one of the world's great fuel-producing nations if the plans of our largest listed biotech company, Genesis Research and Development, are realised. It is creating a spin-o... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4689

NZ input provides clue for TB cure

A protein molecule whose structure was identified by 25-year-old Auckland University student Nayden Koon has become a key clue in a worldwide search for a cure for tuberculosis, the NZ Herald reports.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4688

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