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Male hormones activate heart disease genes

Male hormones activate heart disease genes

Researchers at Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred hospital and the Heart Research Institute say they have discovered a major reason why men are more likely to die from coronary heart disease than women.... More...

Low turnout for anti-GM rally sends clear message

The anti-GM movement barely managed to scrape up 100 protesters for a lunchtime rally at Parliament today to oppose the lifting of the moratorium next month. "The low turnout today sends a clear m... More...

Stem cell progress on Parkinson's

Scientists have revealed further evidence that stem cells offer a realistic hope of developing treatments for Parkinson's disease. At a conference of stem cell experts in London on Monday, Profess... More...

OGTR invites submissions on GM cotton

Australia’s Gene Technology Regulator has issued an invitation to comment on the risk assessment and risk management plan for the limited and controlled release of GM insecticidal and herbicide tolera... More...

Open letter to Take5 from Cystic Fibrosis parents

The following letter has been sent to the organisers of the Take5 campaign by the Canterbury Branch of the Cystic Fibrosis Association. '15 September 2003Mr Menendez & Ms ErOrganisersTak... More...

MaDGE lends support to GM papaya?

We have just received photographic evidence from Italy which poses an important question about what happens to discarded items of personal protest clothing.Have Madge members seen an export opport... More...

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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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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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