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Fish insulin could treat diabetes

Fish insulin could treat diabetes

Indian researchers have found a way to derive insulin from fish that could be used to treat diabetes. In a study sponsored by the department of biotechnology, part of the science and technolog... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5387

News Update - 21 November 2003

The latest issue of News Update has been posted to the Biotenz website Index:NZ Showcased at APEC EventRemindersDrug Giants & Pharmac ClashVictorian Premier to Visit NZFine Tuning Cos... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5386

Biolines 48 now available

AfricaBio's monthly digest of the latest biotech information important to Africa, BioLines, is now available. ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5385

Bid to map wallaby genome

Victoria wants the Federal Government to contribute to a $6 million study of the wallaby genome.The State Government is helping to fund the study, involving Australian scientists and the National ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5389

GM GloFish to be sold as pets

A little tropical fish that glows fluorescent red is set to be the first genetically engineered pet.The zebra fish were originally developed to detect environmental toxins, but Alan Blake and coll... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5391

East German state keen to adopt GM

The eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt is attempting to spur the federal government into allowing the use of genetically modified crops in Germany, while trying to get in on the ground floor should the co...

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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>>

QV: Tax Changes Yet To Dampen Red-Hot Housing Market

Just over a month has passed since the Government announced measures aimed at dampening the rampant growth of the property market, and yet the latest QV House Price Index data shows the market hit a new high in April. The average value increased 8.9% nationally ... More>>

Stats NZ: Consents For New Homes At All-Time High

A record 41,028 new homes have been consented in the year ended March 2021, Stats NZ said today. The previous record for the annual number of new homes consented was 40,025 in the year ended February 1974. “Within 10 years the number of new homes ... 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>>

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

New Zealand house prices have risen significantly in the past 12 months. This has raised concerns at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Putea Matua about the risk this poses to financial stability. Central banks responded swiftly to the global ... More>>