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Offshore dollars beckon Wallaceville scientists


Offshore dollars beckon Wallaceville scientists

The pull of overseas dollars appears greater than the attractions of Dunedin for some AgResearch scientists from the Wallaceville campus in Upper Hutt. Just seven of the 24-person team have agreed... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4975

Food labelling Bill introduced in Australia

The Australian Green Party has launched a major initiative to have all food products derived from GM ingredients labelled as such, with the introduction of a truth in food labelling Bill today.Aus... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4974

Respect me in the morning - Russell Brown

Jeanette Fitzsimons described life after the GM moratorium on One News last night: she said companies from New Zealand or abroad making applications to Erma could expect scrutiny so close that some of... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4971

Scientists working on GE spuds

A pest-resistant potato crop could be one of the first ready for commercial release when the GE moratorium is lifted at the end of the month.The potatoes are genetically modified with a bacteria w... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4969

Hurdles faced by biotech developers

Given the increasing level of public concern over the possible release of genetically modified organisms into the environment, it is important to understand the reality of the legislation that the Gov... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4966

Campaigners create anti-science climate in NZ

The country's top scientist says campaigners against genetic modification have created a climate of "anti-science" in New Zealand. Dr Jim Watson, president of the Royal Society of New Zealand and ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4965

Scientist dismisses GM-superweed fears

New Zealand can have no fears that superweeds will be created from cross-pollination between genetically modified rape crops and weeds, according to a Crop and Food Research scientist. Hybrids can... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4964

PM says anti-GM protestors 18 months too late

Prime Minister Helen Clark does not accept arguments that lifting the genetic engineering (GE) moratorium will harm New Zealand export prospects. Opponents of the release of GE fear that New Zeala... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4963

No flood of GM requests expected

There are likely to only be two applications for conditional release of GM organisms and five for field trials within the next nine months. The Environmental Risk Management Authority has surveyed... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4960

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