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FRST calls for award nominations Australian baby first for cancer gene test BPI seeks more strategic input arising from fate of transgenic sheep DNA vaccine may be timebomb for cancer Grow your own teeth Patents may put world health at risk, scientist says

FRST calls for award nominations Nominations are now being called for the prestigious Technology Commendation Awards sponsored by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology.The Awards are designed to publicly recognise t... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6272

Australian baby first for cancer gene test Australia has its first baby to be screened to avoid a cancer-causing genetic mutation, The Age said today. The paper said IVF baby Nathan Charles Runciman, who was born on January 20, was an eigh... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6270

BPI seeks more strategic input arising from fate of transgenic sheep A failure to consider the strategic value of an approval to create a flock of transgenic sheep in New Zealand means that our scientists are on the verge of losing a significant scientific resource the... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6267

DNA vaccine may be timebomb for cancer A delayed-release system could help produce more effective vaccines against a number of diseases, including cancer. Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology encased their "DNA vaccine... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6264

Grow your own teeth People with missing or damaged teeth may one day buy implants of new living teeth grown from their own cells, says a U.K. researcher.Scientists are using a biological approach to 'regenerative den... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6261

Patents may put world health at risk, scientist says International biotech companies which hold patents to techniques and processes that are crucial to the production of vaccines could have the upper hand in the battle against the Avian flu crisis.J... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6258

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