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Professor Bryan Sykes to visit New Zealand

Published: Fri 12 Sep 2003 08:16 AM
Professor Bryan Sykes to visit New Zealand
Best-selling author Professor Bryan Sykes, from the University of Oxford, will be touring New Zealand giving public lectures in October and November. Professor Sykes is The University of Aucklan... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4734
Sounds corny, but something smells here . . .
This whole GM and GE debate, which has been raging over the past weeks, has left me thoroughly confused, writes columnist John Lundon in the Marlborough Express. Somehow, someone, somewhere has fo... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4733
OGTR issues early-bird notification
Australia’s Gene Technology Regulator has issued early notification of an upcoming invitation for public comment on the risk assessment and risk management plan for the release of GM canola into the A... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4732
Contaminated organic maize meal withdrawn
Two batches of organic maize meal have been voluntarily withdrawn from sale in the UK after tests showed that they contained unusually high levels of fumonisins, a group of undesirable chemicals known... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4731
Biodiversity treaty called disastrous
The first legally binding international agreement governing the shipment of genetically modified organisms (GMO) across borders goes into effect tomorrow (September 11) writes Ted Agres for Scientist.... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4730
Significant new Moa research
The leading international science publication 'Nature' is running a ground breaking study of Moa by a team of biologists at Massey University.Nature Magazine, due to publish on Thursday, September... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4729
Undemocratic Take5 campaign - telco windfall
There are serious questions to be asked by Members of Parliament about the ethics of the last-ditch anti-GE campaign being run by the Take5 group says the Chairman of the LSN, Dr William Rolleston. ... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4727
India makes GM breakthrough
India can now boast of a genetically modified (GM) technology even the big daddies in the US don’t have.A top Indian biotech company has invented a unique way to GM everything from basmati to bhin... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4726
ERMA repeats case-by-case approach
The country's genetic engineering watchdog reiterated at a public meeting yesterday that it does not expect a flood of applications when the GE moratorium expires on October 29. Basil Walker, chie... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=4725

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