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BioScience News Daily Highlights - December 16

Daily Highlights
1. Stanching the EU 'brain drain'
2. Govt commits to preserving Lake Taupo
3. Trans-Tasman partnership to benefit wheat growers
4. Indian Govt says Bt cotton safe
5. EU to review Kyoto strategy
6. Biotech benefits US economy, education & job opportunities

Stanching the EU 'brain drain'
EU proposals to restrict travel by scientists by issuing special visas may have some unintended consequences.Charles q. Choi of The Scientist writes that to attract researchers to Europe and keep ...
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Govt commits to preserving Lake Taupo
Environment Minister Marian Hobbs has announced a significant government commitment to preserving Lake Taupo for the future.The government is committing up to $36.7 million to a joint fund to redu...
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Trans-Tasman partnership to benefit wheat growers
The development of higher yielding wheat cultivars to meet the New Zealand demand for high quality flours for bread and pastry will result from a new joint venture signed this week between New Zealand...
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Indian Govt says Bt cotton safe
In New Delhi the Government has given a clean chit to BT cotton after trials indicated that it does not have any harmful effect on environment and animal health. "Trials conducted by ICAR and ...
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EU to review Kyoto strategy
The European Union must review its strategy of backing the Kyoto Protocol on global warming as Russian hesitations over the accord have put its implementation under doubt, the bloc's top energy offici...
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Biotech benefits US economy, education & job opportunities
Plant biotechnology is helping to create a vibrant knowledge-based economy throughout the United States, according to a study by a University of Minnesota professor. "The vast stock of plant br...
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