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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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Super Fund/Canada Bid v NZTA: Tow Preferred Bidders For Auckland Light Rail

The two preferred delivery partners for Auckland light rail have been chosen and a final decision on who will build this transformational infrastructure will be made early next year, Minister of Transport Phil Twyford announced. More>>

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9.3 Percent: Gender Pay Gap Unchanged Since 2017

“While it has remained flat since 2017, the gender pay gap has been trending down since the series began in 1998, when it was 16.2 percent,” labour market statistics manager Scott Ussher said. More>>

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Ex-KPEX: Stuff Pulls Pin On Media Companies' Joint Ad-Buying Business

A four-way automated advertising collaboration between the country's largest media companies is being wound up after one of the four - Australian-owned Stuff - pulled the pin on its involvement as part of a strategic review of its operations ... More>>

Bus-iness: Transdev To Acquire More Auckland And Wellington Operations

Transdev Australasia today announced that it has agreed terms to acquire two bus operations in Auckland and Wellington, reaching agreement with Souter Investments to purchase Howick and Eastern Buses and Mana Coach Services. More>>

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