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NZ markets & image safe, Minister says


NZ markets & image safe, Minister says

GE and non-GE crops could be grown in New Zealand without damaging each others potential markets, Environment Minister the Hon Marian Hobbs has said.The Government has argued that case-by-case reg... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4913

Geneticists hunt control pattern genes

A major project will attempt to map out just how genes are controlled in the human body, scientists in the UK and Germany have told BBC News Online. The Human Epigenome Project will look for patte... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4910

Minister re-confirms support for moratorium end

PQs: Question 9 - Genetically Modified Crops-Canadian Experienceuncorrected transcript-subject to correction and further editing9. SUE KEDGLEY (Green) to the Minister for the Environmen... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4908

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Commerce Commission: Warns Genesis Over Business Billing Errors

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

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Reserve Bank: Concerned About New Zealand's Rising House Prices

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