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BioScience News and Advocate Daily Highlights 5/2

Daily Highlights
1. World over-reacting to BSE, NZ expert says
2. Nano-paint gobbles smog
3. Human clone trial fails, Zavos vows to try again
4. Killing People and Dreams: Beware the Eco-Imperialists
5. UK study finds GM soy prevalent in organic products
6. Belgium's biotech crop ban blamed on politics
7. Virionyx could be poised for breakthrough


World over-reacting to BSE, NZ expert says
The world is over-reacting to the threat of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and more lives would be saved by better management of other deadly foodborne illnesses.That's the opinion of Prof...
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Nano-paint gobbles smog
European scientists have devised a paint that soaks up nitrogen oxide gases emitted by vehicle exhausts, a pollution source that can cause smog and respiratory problems. The substance, Ecopaint, w...
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Human clone trial fails, Zavos vows to try again
The attempt by US fertility expert Panos Zavos to clone a human has failed. The controversial scientist recently announced he had successfully implanted a cloned human embryo in a woman's womb. ...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6106

Killing People and Dreams: Beware the Eco-Imperialists
International environmentalists finally are being held accountable for the havoc they are wreaking around the world. On January 20, the Congress of Racial Equality - a 62-year-old, New York-based civi...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6089

UK study finds GM soy prevalent in organic products
The Biotechnology Unit at the University of Glamorgan has carried out a pilot study to test for the presence of GM ingredients in soya foods from health food stores and supermarkets. Surprisingly,...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6087

Belgium's biotech crop ban blamed on politics
Genetically modified oilseed rape crops may be barred throughout the EU for many years after Belgium's rejection yesterday of a union-wide application by the German company Bayer CropScience. ...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6097

Virionyx could be poised for breakthrough
A director of promising Aids drug company Virionyx Corporation confirmed yesterday he has filed High Court proceedings against the company. But he says the litigation is a "family tiff" that will ...
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