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New gene test could aid cancer treatment


New gene test could aid cancer treatment

Researchers have discovered a new test for a cancer gene, which may soon form an essential part of diagnosis and change methods of treatment.Following studies on children with leukaemia, it is now... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5323

AgResearch Chair makes Wallaceville announcement AgResearch Group Chairman, Rick Christie said today that significant progress has been made on campus consolidation plans involving the Group's science research teams at Wallaceville.AgResearch ha... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5326

Scientists use DNA to make virus For only the second time, scientists have used segments of dna to construct the genetic blueprint of an organism. Bits of DNA were assembled and spliced together to make the genome of a virus called... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5325

Denmark prepares for biotech crops The Danish Government was cited as saying on Thursday it was planning new laws on growing genetically modified (GM) crops to make sure consumers are protected if the European Union clears the way for ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5329

Potato disease massive blow to UK farmers Three more potato farms in the UK are under restriction after the world's most damaging potato disease was found on a mid Wales farm. The disease - ring rot - has never before been found in the UK... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5331

Farmer prosecuted in OJD case A Kangaroo Island farmer has become the first person to be prosecuted under the South Australian Livestock Act in relation to the sheep wasting disease Ovine Johnes.Dave Willson was charged for no... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5330

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