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Lifting the GE moratorium - United Future


Lifting the GE moratorium - United Future

On 29 October this year the moratorium on applications for the commercial release of genetically modified organisms will automatically expire. United Future supports this development because we believ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4691

Brain healing protein found

Tasmanian researchers may have unlocked the secret to helping a brain repair itself naturally after injury.The neuro-repair group in the School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania has identi... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4690

Plants could fuel NZ economy

New Zealand could become one of the world's great fuel-producing nations if the plans of our largest listed biotech company, Genesis Research and Development, are realised. It is creating a spin-o... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4689

NZ input provides clue for TB cure

A protein molecule whose structure was identified by 25-year-old Auckland University student Nayden Koon has become a key clue in a worldwide search for a cure for tuberculosis, the NZ Herald reports.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4688

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Government: Delivering Lower Card Fees To Business

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark has today announced the Government’s next steps to reduce merchant service fees, that banks charge businesses when customers use a credit or debit card to pay, which is estimated to save New Zealand businesses ... More>>

SEEK NZ Employment Report: April 2021

OVERVIEW OF APRIL 2021: STATE OF THE NATION: April, for the second consecutive month, saw the highest number of jobs ever advertised on seek.co.nz. Applications per job ad fell 9% month-on-month (m/m). SEEK job ads were up by 12% m/m. SEEK job ads were ... More>>

Commerce Commission: Warns Genesis Over Business Billing Errors

The Commerce Commission has issued a warning to Genesis Energy Limited about billing errors concerning electricity line charges to business customers. Genesis reported the errors to the Commission. The Commission considers that Genesis is likely to ... More>>

Stats: Lower Job Security Linked To Lower Life Satisfaction

People who feel their employment is insecure are more likely than other employed people to rate their overall life satisfaction poorly, Stats NZ said today. New survey data from the March 2021 quarter shows that 26 percent of employed people who thought ... More>>

The Conversation: The Outlook For Coral Reefs Remains Grim Unless We Cut Emissions Fast — New Research

A study of 183 coral reefs worldwide quantified the impacts of ocean warming and acidification on reef growth rates. Even under the lowest emissions scenarios, the future of reefs is not bright. More>>

The Conversation: Why Now Would Be A Good Time For The Reserve Bank Of New Zealand To Publish Stress Test Results For Individual Banks

Set against the backdrop of an economy healing from 2020’s annus horribilis , this week’s Financial Stability Report (FSR) from the Reserve Bank (RBNZ) was cautiously reassuring: the country’s financial system is sound, though vulnerabilities remain. More>>