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Testing time in GE fight


Testing time in GE fight

Another piece of legislation that slipped through recently was the lifting of the moratorium on genetically engineered field crops, Kerre Woodham writes.The Government is now allowing trials to pr... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5054

Crop & Food announces staff appointments

Crop & Food Research has made three new appointments in the areas of human resources, communications and business investment.The company has appointed Leeanne Carson as its General Manager, Human ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5057

Canadian Govt funds GM tree trial

The Canadian federal government is funding a field trial of genetically modified trees near Quebec City, which researchers with the Canadian Forest Service say will help protect the country’s natural... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5055

Convection method copies DNA faster

A new automated process speeds up DNA copying - one of the central processes in genetic analysis and biotechnology, the journal Nature reports.Convection, the circulation of hot liquids, can drive... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5053

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Reserve Bank: A least regrets approach to uncertainty

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua makes decisions about official interest rates in a way that is robust in the face of uncertainty about the economy, Reserve Bank Assistant Governor Christian Hawkesby says in a speech published today*... More>>




Shocking Stuff: Lower Income Areas Paying More For Power

Analysis from Consumer NZ and Powerswitch has found major differences in electricity pricing depending on where you live, with those in lower income areas being hit the hardest... More>>



Science Media Centre: Understanding DDoS cyber attacks – Expert Reaction

Cyber attacks have hit several New Zealand organisations this month, disrupting their online services. The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks were the same kind of cyber attack that affected the NZX around this time last year... More>>



Statistics: GDP rises in the June 2021 quarter

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 2.8 percent in the June 2021 quarter, following a 1.4 percent increase in the March 2021 quarter, Stats NZ said today. June 2021 quarter GDP was 4.3 percent higher when compared with the December 2019 quarter... More>>


Energy-from-waste: $350 Million Plant To Deliver Renewable Energy Considered

Investigations have begun into the viability of building an Energy-from-Waste plant that will safely convert 350,000 tonnes of waste, that would otherwise be dumped into South Island landfills annually, into renewable electricity... More>>

Olam: Confirms plans for commissioning of NZ dairy plant

OFI, a global leader in natural and sustainable food ingredient solutions, today confirmed plans to develop a new dairy processing facility at Tokoroa. It is now taking expressions of interest from potential farmer suppliers, employees, contractors, and general trade suppliers... More>>