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GM bacteria used to fight cancer A genetically altered version of the food poisoning bug E.coli could be used to destroy cancer cells, say scientists. Cancer Research UK experts used a neutralised version of the bacteria to deliv... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7371

Cloning application sparks moral debate The scientists who cloned Dolly the sheep are applying for a licence to clone human embryos. Professor Ian Wilmut, of the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, wants to use cloned human embryos to study ... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7368

Nanotech research institute to open in Ireland An £8m research institute at the University of Ulster is to open putting Northern Ireland at the forefront of a controversial branch of science. Nanotechnology involves making tiny machines out of... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7369

Is organic the future of farming? In its pure form, maybe not. But elements of the organic philosophy are starting to be deployed in mainstream agriculture. Nature's reporters analyse this trend, assess the extent of organic farming w... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7360

Europe gripped by phantom fears over GM, business chief says Unilever boss Niall FitzGerald said Europe had given into "phantom fears" about genetically modified food and bought into the Frankenstein food scare tactics of its opponents. He told the IBEC con... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7364

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