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BioScience News and Advocate Daily Highlights 27/2

Daily Highlights
1. Biotech trade issues divide conference
2. Chinese Govt stands by GM import decision
3. Voluntary rules for GM foods in Canada soon
4. Superflu brewing in the lab
5. Green issues concern importers
6. Child cancer study vital, researcher says


Biotech trade issues divide conference
Europe and developing countries clashed with the United States Thursday about the global trade in genetically modified commodities, with the former demanding strict labeling and liability laws and the...
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Chinese Govt stands by GM import decision
China appears to have stirred up a ruckus earlier this week when it issued its first batch of safety certificates for foreign genetically modified crops. Now, the Ministry of Agriculture is pour...
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Voluntary rules for GM foods in Canada soon
Four years and several hundred thousand dollars later, Canada is, according to this story, about to publish its first voluntary standards for labelling food free of genetically modified ingredients....
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Superflu brewing in the lab
After the worldwide alarm triggered by 2003's SARS outbreak, it might seem reckless to set about creating a potentially far more devastating virus in the lab. But that is what is being attempted by so...
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Green issues concern importers
New Zealand companies wanting to export would do well to heed Kea's environmental and sustainable practices. A study being issued today at the Employers and Manufacturers' Association Go Global co...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=6479

Child cancer study vital, researcher says
The Cancer Council of Western Australia says a national study could provide a major breakthrough in the prevention of childhood leukaemia.Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is the most common form of c...
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