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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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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>>

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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>>

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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>>

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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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Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

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Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

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