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NZ to sign biotech agreement with Victoria


NZ to sign biotech agreement with Victoria

Minister of Research, Science and Technology Pete Hodgson will sign a biotechnology collaboration arrangement tonight with the Hon Steve Bracks, Premier of Victoria.Mr Bracks is visiting New Zeala... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5433

News Update - 28 November 2003

The latest issue of News Update has been posted to the Biotenz Website.Index:NZBio Appoints New CEO to Lead Industry GrowthBlis Rights Issue ApprovedKeratec Signs British DealReminders... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5432

Blanket GM ban will put research at risk, MP says

The ACT Government is claiming an attempt to introduce a blanket ban on the release of genetically modified crops in Canberra will put research at CSIRO at risk. Greens MLA Kerry Tucker has in... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5431

Consumer Affairs not giving up on GM labelling

Despite some technical hurdles, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs is not giving up on efforts to develop a GE labelling system for food.Representatives from industry, government and consumer groups... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5430

Flu experts urge GM vaccine use

A severe and early outbreak of flu has struck in the United States and Britain with flu experts warning the world has too few anti-flu medicines to cope with a global pandemic of influenza. Senior... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5429

Lack of funding no limit for US stem cell research

White House restrictions on Government-funded embryonic stem cell research are not slowing studies in this new medical field, the head of the National Institutes of Health said on Wednesday. If th... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5428

Victorian Premier's visit has biotech focus

Steve Bracks flies to New Zealand today on a trip believed to be the first by a Victorian premier in 30 years. Mr Bracks will visit both Auckland and Wellington during the three-day visit which he... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5427

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