Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 


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...
More...
http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6364

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...
More...
http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6365

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...
More...
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 ...
More...
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 (...
More...
http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6358

From the BioScience News Team

BioScience Communications Limited
Editor: Christine Ross

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

ALSO:

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sci-Tech
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news