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GM trial in buffer zone inquiry to proceed

GM trial in buffer zone inquiry to proceed

The GM Advisory Council has told the New South Wales Government plants found in a buffer zone of a trial of genetically modified canola are almost certainly non-GM.The council inspected the Bayer ... More...

Quarantine upgrade for Queensland

Insect quarantine facilities at the State Government's Alan Fletcher Research Station are now among the best in the world after the completion of a $600,000 upgrade, Natural Resources Minister Stephen... More...

HortResearch investment supports strategy

To support its expanding research into flavour and functional foods HortResearch will purchase two gas chromatography mass spectrometry(GC-MS) machines costing just over $1 million in total. The Hor... More...

Biolines 47 now available

AfricaBio's monthly digest of the latest biotech information important to Africa, BioLines, is now available. ... More...

Research into vaccine producing cows

Research to help defend against diseases that could be spread by bioterrorists is, according to this story, being carried out in the pastures of northwest Iowa. The story says that calves have bee... More...

Should we improve our genome?

Now that we have decoded the human genome why don't we improve it?, Nicholas Wade asks.The question is at present theoretical but could well emerge as the hardest of all bioethical issues. Biologi... More...

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'Considering Options' On Tip Top Ownership: Fonterra Drops Forecast Milk Price

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Science: Legendary Telescope Being Brought Back To Life

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