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1. NZ & Iowa to strenghten biotech links
2. Vitamin D may fight breast cancer
3. Power industries have new greenhouse plan
4. Immune cells grown in lab dish
5. Breakthrough in wine research
6. Customer satisfaction high, Monsanto says

NZ & Iowa to strenghten biotech links
Minister of Research, Science and Technology Pete Hodgson and Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack have agreed to strengthen scientific relations and cooperation in biotechnology. Governor Vilsack, who has...

Vitamin D may fight breast cancer
Upping vitamin D levels may help to ward off breast cancer, research has found. Scientists at Birmingham University and St George's Hospital, London, found breast tissue contains an enzyme that acti...

Power industries have new greenhouse plan
Australia's coal and electricity industries have come up with a new long-term plan designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions.They have called on the Federal Government to help pay for the multi-mil...

Immune cells grown in lab dish
Scientists have found a way to grow a bountiful supply of disease-fighting cells that might one day boost therapy for cancer and HIV.The cells, called T cells, normally patrol the body and swallow...

Breakthrough in wine research
The Busby Institute of Biotechnology in Kerikeri has made a breakthrough in the complex area of pinot noir, developing a new clone specifically adapted to the subtropical environment of Northland that...

Customer satisfaction high, Monsanto says
Monsanto has released the results of a farmer-survey showing that most growers who used their corn trait technologies last year were satisfied with their performance and intend to use them again. ...

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