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Fish insulin could treat diabetes

Fish insulin could treat diabetes

Indian researchers have found a way to derive insulin from fish that could be used to treat diabetes. In a study sponsored by the department of biotechnology, part of the science and technolog... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5387

News Update - 21 November 2003

The latest issue of News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website Index:NZ Showcased at APEC EventRemindersDrug Giants & Pharmac ClashVictorian Premier to Visit NZFine Tuning Cos... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5386

Biolines 48 now available

AfricaBio's monthly digest of the latest biotech information important to Africa, BioLines, is now available. ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5385

Bid to map wallaby genome

Victoria wants the Federal Government to contribute to a $6 million study of the wallaby genome.The State Government is helping to fund the study, involving Australian scientists and the National ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5389

GM GloFish to be sold as pets

A little tropical fish that glows fluorescent red is set to be the first genetically engineered pet.The zebra fish were originally developed to detect environmental toxins, but Alan Blake and coll... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5391

East German state keen to adopt GM

The eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt is attempting to spur the federal government into allowing the use of genetically modified crops in Germany, while trying to get in on the ground floor should the co...

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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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