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Professor Bryan Sykes to visit New Zealand

Professor Bryan Sykes to visit New Zealand

Best-selling author Professor Bryan Sykes, from the University of Oxford, will be touring New Zealand giving public lectures in October and November. Professor Sykes is The University of Aucklan... More...

Sounds corny, but something smells here . . .

This whole GM and GE debate, which has been raging over the past weeks, has left me thoroughly confused, writes columnist John Lundon in the Marlborough Express. Somehow, someone, somewhere has fo... More...

OGTR issues early-bird notification

Australia’s Gene Technology Regulator has issued early notification of an upcoming invitation for public comment on the risk assessment and risk management plan for the release of GM canola into the A... More...

Contaminated organic maize meal withdrawn

Two batches of organic maize meal have been voluntarily withdrawn from sale in the UK after tests showed that they contained unusually high levels of fumonisins, a group of undesirable chemicals known... More...

Biodiversity treaty called disastrous

The first legally binding international agreement governing the shipment of genetically modified organisms (GMO) across borders goes into effect tomorrow (September 11) writes Ted Agres for Scientist.... More...

Significant new Moa research

The leading international science publication 'Nature' is running a ground breaking study of Moa by a team of biologists at Massey University.Nature Magazine, due to publish on Thursday, September... More...

Undemocratic Take5 campaign - telco windfall

There are serious questions to be asked by Members of Parliament about the ethics of the last-ditch anti-GE campaign being run by the Take5 group says the Chairman of the LSN, Dr William Rolleston. ... More...

India makes GM breakthrough

India can now boast of a genetically modified (GM) technology even the big daddies in the US don’t have.A top Indian biotech company has invented a unique way to GM everything from basmati to bhin... More...

ERMA repeats case-by-case approach

The country's genetic engineering watchdog reiterated at a public meeting yesterday that it does not expect a flood of applications when the GE moratorium expires on October 29. Basil Walker, chie... More...

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