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Asthma study takes genetic approach Nuclear power may fill world energy gap, scientist says Raising the upper limits of human lifespan Europe aims to improve GM testing network Politics blamed for Spanish biotech ban Is organic farming better for the environment?

Asthma study takes genetic approach Queensland scientists are trying to pinpoint the cause of asthma by using genetic samples from hundreds of families.Health care costs for asthma patients now exceeds $700 million each year in Aust... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7514

Nuclear power may fill world energy gap, scientist says The cuts the world will have to make in emissions of carbon dioxide are so huge it will have to find other ways to deal with the gas, a British scientist says. He is Professor John Shepherd of the... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7520

Raising the upper limits of human lifespan How long could you live? Lay off the booze, cigarettes and fatty foods; keep up the exercise, get plenty of sleep, avoid nasty accidents and you should bring up your century. But as cricketers learn, ... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7509

Europe aims to improve GM testing network Ahead of Europe's enlargement on 1 May, a number of national enforcement laboratories from accession countries became part, on 29 April, of the European Network of Genetically Modified Organisms' Labo... More... http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7500

Politics blamed for Spanish biotech ban Spain, the only European Union country where genetically modified crops are commercially grown, banned the planting of a Syngenta AG corn variety as of January, saying it may boost resistance to antib...

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Is organic farming better for the environment? This is a more complex question than it at first appears, an article in the journal http://www.BioSciNews.com/files/news-detail.asp?newsID=7503


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