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Pig-movement ban announced

Biosecurity authorities are slapping an indefinite ban on the movement of pigs between the North and South islands to try to stop the spread of a wasting disease threatening the pork industry.Post... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5369

Biotech Bulletin focuses on gene technology

The November edition of Agrifood Awareness Australia Limited's (AFAA) Biotech Bulletin contains a wealth of information on horticultural gene technology taking place around the world. The Biotech Bull... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5368

CSIRO aims to increase range of GM crops

Top Australian Government scientists are working to loosen the monopoly grip of multinational companies on genetically modified crops, the Herald Sun reports. CSIRO is developing new GM proces... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5363

Danish farmers set to grow GM crops

Danish farmers will probably start growing genetically modified crops next year, the chairman of the Agricultural Council of Denmark said on Tuesday. The statement came after Danish researchers ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5362

Search for twin genes to help infertile couples

Researchers believe a woman's genes are responsible for producing non-identical twins and are trying to identify them to help infertile couples. The scientists want to recruit sisters from through... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5367

US tests ebola vaccine

US researchers say they have started testing on the first experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus in people. The virus, which kills anywhere between 50 and 90 per cent of victims, is still ra... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5365

Scientists study wild ginger bio control

Scientists say they are excited by the potential for a species of bacteria to be used as a biological weapon against wild ginger, a pest weed. The Landcare Research scientists are giving a Hawaiia... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5364

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