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Daily Highlights Investment in new industries & new jobs Biotech corn produces safer crop UK Dr fights designer baby laws Aussie Govt says gas emissions on target Greener petrol plan stalls, biodiesel may go ahead Chinese approve GM canola, welcome news for industry

Investment in new industries & new jobs New, high value industries and new jobs from our forest and agricultural resources will be the ultimate outcome of recent investment decisions announced by the Government science investment agency, th... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7256

Biotech corn produces safer crop Studies have shown biotech corn is less susceptible to harmful moulds, and may actually be safer to eat than conventional varieties - particularly in some developing countries - because it has built-i... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7254

UK Dr fights designer baby laws A top fertility doctor is prepared to launch a legal challenge to IVF rules to help a couple whose son has a potentially fatal blood disorder. Mohammed Taranissi believes it may be possible to cre... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7253

Aussie Govt says gas emissions on target The Federal Government has released figures showing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions are continuing to grow.The figures show Australia's greenhouse gas emissions increased by 1.3 percent betwe... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7252

Greener petrol plan stalls, biodiesel may go ahead Plans to mix "green" ethanol with petrol in New Zealand cars have collapsed. Australian-owned Gull Petroleum, which had planned to blend up to 10 per ent ethanol into its petrol, has shelved the i... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7251

Chinese approve GM canola, welcome news for industry Chinese officials have, after exhaustive analysis, confirmed the safety of GM canola for human and feed consumption by their issuance of safety certificates for importation of GM canola," says Barb Is... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7240

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