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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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Fuels Rushing In: Govt "Ready To Act" On Petrol Market Report

The Government will now take the Commerce Commission’s recommendations to Cabinet...
• A more transparent wholesale pricing regime • Greater contractual freedoms and fairer terms • Introducing an enforceable industry code of conduct • Improve transparency of premium grade fuel pricing... More>>

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Reserve Bank Capital Review Decision: Increased Bank Capital Requirements

Governor Adrian Orr said the decisions to increase capital requirements are about making the banking system safer for all New Zealanders, and will ensure bank owners have a meaningful stake in their businesses. More>>

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Aerospace: Christchurch Plan To Be NZ's Testbed

Christchurch aims to be at the centre of New Zealand’s burgeoning aerospace sector by 2025, according to the city’s aerospace strategic plan. More>>

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EPA: Spill Sees Abatement Notice Served For Tamarind Taranaki

The notice was issued after a “sheen” on the sea surface was reported to regulators on Thursday 21 November, approximately 400 metres from the FPSO Umuroa. A survey commissioned by Tamarind has subsequently detected damage to the flowline connecting the Umuroa to the Tui 2H well. More>>

Taskforce Report: Changes Recommended For Winter Grazing

A Taskforce has made 11 recommendations to improve animal welfare in intensive winter grazing farm systems, the Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor confirmed today. More>>

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