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GM feed or not, animals all the same


GM feed or not, animals all the same

About 17 anti-genetic engineering protesters tried to shut down an Ingham's chicken factory in Hamilton this morning. Two protesters dressed in chicken suits climbed to the top of two 6m high trip... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4699

Auto-immune vaccine to be trialled in 2004

British scientists are developing vaccines to reprogramme the body's natural defences against autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, diabetes and multiple sclerosis. Dr Neil Williams, of the Unive... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4698

GM ingredients low priority for consumers

The presence of genetically modified ingredients is low on the list of consumer priorities when checking food labels, a Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) survey has found. The recently ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4696

Indian scientists boost growth rate of fish

India's Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)in Hyderabad is working on a transgenic technology to increase the rate of growth of fishes. “The project, as part of CCMB’s ongoing rese... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4694

Kiwis worrying about the wrong issues

New Zealanders worry too much about trendy environmental issues, such as global warming and GE, that might not even cause problems, environmental sceptic Bjorn Lomborg told Christchurch Press reporter... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4693

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