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BioScience News and Advocate Daily Highlights 7/4

Daily Highlights
1. MAF accredits GeneScan for GMO testing
2. LIC looks offshore
3. Kangaroo genes could boost milk
4. Disease cuts life expectancy by half
5. Satellites may help climate change research
6. The arrival of the pharmaceutical human

MAF accredits GeneScan for GMO testing
New Zealand's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) has accredited GeneScan USA, Inc. for Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) testing. As part of its Plants Biosecurity Program, MAF accredits...
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LIC looks offshore
Livestock Improvement (LIC) has Ireland firmly in its sights as it seeks potential acquisitions. Chief Executive Stuart Gordon said the cash-rich co-operative wanted to expand via acquisition as i...
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Kangaroo genes could boost milk
An Australian scientist says studying the kangaroo genome might help scientists modify genes in cows so that they produce highly nutritious milk. Kangaroo milk production is of special interest to...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7179

Disease cuts life expectancy by half
An Alzheimer's diagnosis cuts a person's remaining life expectancy in half, says a report that gives a new estimate of how long patients have to live with the disease. The study of 521 people with...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7175

Satellites may help climate change research
Satellites using a new technology tested high above the Amazon rainforest can accurately tell scientists about the effects of drought on the ground, according to a new report.This new application ...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7178

The arrival of the pharmaceutical human
In the popular imagination, the technologically altered human being is a cross between RoboCop and the Borg, an essay in the New York Times says.The hardware that would make such a mating of human...
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http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7172


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