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BioScience News and Advocate Daily Highlights 23/2

Daily Highlights
1. World awaits more GM crops
2. Pentagon report urges top level action on climate change
3. WHO plays down new bird flu find
4. Aussies develop effective bird flu drug
5. Conflict of interest revealed for vaccine-autism link Dr


World awaits more GM crops
The global sowing of genetically modified (GM) crops will continue rising in the next few years, gaining more of a foothold in the world's food supply, but millions still need convincing that the food...
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Pentagon report urges top level action on climate change
A secret report prepared by the Pentagon warns that climate change may lead to global catastrophe costing millions of lives and is a far greater risk than terrorism, the British newspaper Observer sai...
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WHO plays down new bird flu find
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has sought to calm fears that the deaths of two cats in Thailand from bird flu could signify an increased danger to humans from the killer virus.Thai scientists...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6362

Aussies develop effective bird-flu drug
An Australian-made drug is effective in treating the bird flu that has killed at least 22 people in Asia, a government research body says.Drug developer Biota Holdings Ltd said the firm's Relenza ...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6348

Conflict of interest revealed for vaccine-autism link Dr
The doctor who linked a common vaccination to autism will be investigated for alleged professional misconduct. Dr Andrew Wakefield's research linked the disease to the measles, mumps and rubella (...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6358

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