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GM Discussion : October 13, 2003

Monday, 13 October 2003, 5:40 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. Learning the lessons: the Canadians & GM canola 2. Males doomed to extinction, expert says 3. Waitangi Tribunal reserves GE decision 4. Australian regulator clears two breaches of GM law 5. Minister says protests won't force policy change 6. Pro-GE ... More >>

GM Discussion : October 10, 2003

Friday, 10 October 2003, 6:02 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. Provoking public debate 2. Bee research links genes with behaviour 3. United Future convinced moratorium should end 4. Stem cell treatment relieves angina in trial 5. Kenya sets date to table GM food Bill 6. Indian study finds Bt cotton benefits 7. ... More >>

GM Discussion : October 7, 2003

Tuesday, 7 October 2003, 5:26 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. GM bacteria alerts to arsenic in water 2. Sconz tells only half the story 3. GM foods nothing new 4. Biotech potatoes could mean low-fat fries More >>

GM Discussion : October 6, 2003

Monday, 6 October 2003, 5:43 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. Biocontrol wasp adds lethal virus to pests 2. ViaLactia rejects unfounded claims 3. Legalising GM soy the best option for Brazil 4. Scientists recreate HIV ancestor for vaccine 5. Skeptical Environmentalist to visit capital 6. EU forms legislation ... More >>

GM Discussion : October 2, 2003

Friday, 3 October 2003, 9:52 am | Life Sciences Network

1. Gene link in antidepressant side effects 2. Bountiful Harvest by Thomas R. DeGregori 3. Judge's ruling a huge victory for biotechnology 4. GM plants safe for bees 5. Saving the planet with GM More >>

Ethics, What Ethics?

Wednesday, 1 October 2003, 3:43 pm | Life Sciences Network

‘MaDGE's latest gasp for public attention denigrates women and illustrates what little grasp this group has of reality," Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston, said today. More >>

GM Discussion : September 25, 2003

Friday, 26 September 2003, 5:03 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. Brazil approves GM soy 2. Network responds to attack on Royal Commission 3. Anti-GM voting campaign languishes 4. Poor turnout for GM debate meetings in UK 5. Amish farmers embrace biotech crops More >>

GM Discussion : September 24, 2003

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 5:58 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. Public views on GM to be published in UK 2. MPs to vote on Reproductive Technology Amendment 3. Farmers welcome Otago research on GM trade impacts 4. Wills argues for case by case assessment 5. Greens claim victory from jaws of defeat 6. Challenging ... More >>

LSN Responds To Peter Wills Report

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 2:46 pm | Life Sciences Network

Despite some serious errors in his interpretation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission on GM, and a cherry picking approach to the weight of scientific evidence, Auckland scientist Peter Wills argues strongly for case-by-case assessment and conditional ... More >>

GM Discussion : September 22, 2003

Tuesday, 23 September 2003, 10:29 am | Life Sciences Network

1. Conspiracy theorists target British Govt 2. UK Royal Society in GM report row 3. Costs decision upholds robust GM decision making 4. Lost case costs MaDGE $24k 5. Qld scientists target deadly disease 6. Boost for cane toad biocontrol research ... More >>

Costs decision upholds robust GM decision making

Monday, 22 September 2003, 4:43 pm | Life Sciences Network

The decision by the High Court at Auckland to award costs in favour of AgResearch following the judicial review of the decision to allow GM cattle experiments is a reinforcement of the regulatory process says LSN Chairman, Dr William Rolleston. More >>

GM Discussion: September 17, 2003

Wednesday, 17 September 2003, 4:57 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. Brain research centre announced 2. Scientists demand end to wilful damage 3. Greens call for stricter labelling 4. Organic group calls for moratorium extension 5. GM cotton use growing 6. PSRG calls for moratorium to be reinstated 7. Trade unaffected ... More >>

GM Discussion : September 15, 2003

Tuesday, 16 September 2003, 12:56 am | Life Sciences Network

GM fish produce Hepatitis vaccine GM homes could use NZ trees NZ researchers make bone disease discovery NZ discovers cancer gene family Biotenz News Update - 11 September 2003 Bob Brockie responds Pink bras cannot stop GM progress Campaign asks unborn ... More >>

GM Discussion : September 5, 2003

Monday, 8 September 2003, 8:59 am | Life Sciences Network

1. Mental illnesses have similar genetic source 2. Genetic link in Sars & Chinese animal virus found 3. Canberra steps up GM role 4. EC releases precautionary principle paper 5. ERMA acts on review recommendations More >>

GM Discussion : September 4, 2003

Thursday, 4 September 2003, 5:25 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. Full support given to HART Bill 2. Greens say ERMA not up to the job 3. Joint replacement by stem-cells to be trialled 4. Dunne corrects Herald column errors 5. PM refutes calculated deceit by officals 6. Govt confirms intention to proceed with ... More >>

GM Discussion : September 2, 2003

Tuesday, 2 September 2003, 5:40 pm | Life Sciences Network

1. BioLines 43 Posted 2. OGTR invites submissions on GM cotton 3. PM labels 'corngate' inquiry a circus 4. Greens won't be diverted 5. Own stem cell patients avoid heart transplants 6. ERMA's job a fine balance 7. Dunne says Clark right to bag Greens ... More >>

Mothers Against GE Group Completely Careless

Friday, 29 August 2003, 2:05 pm | Life Sciences Network

The Mothers Against GE group has shown itself to be completely careless of the real interests of mothers with its irresponsible and reprehensible call for a boycott on all infant soy products, the Chairman of the LSN Dr William Rolleston said today. More >>

GM Discussion : August 28, 2003

Friday, 29 August 2003, 9:42 am | Life Sciences Network

1. Media coverage of "Corngate" - Russell Brown 2. Gene link found in type 2 diabetes 3. Caution urged over GM virus 4. Hobbs defends "Corngate" role 5. Winston says keep moratorium on foodstuffs 6. SA signs Cartagena Protocol ... More >>

LSN GM Discussion : August 27, 2003

Wednesday, 27 August 2003, 5:59 pm | Life Sciences Network

HART Bill criticised by Labour MP - Syngenta frustrates "Corngate" inquiry - National says "Corngate" a cover-up - Fed Farmers cast doubt on anti-GM bylaw - Select Committe hears from Forest Research - Europe's GM rules just trade barriers in drag - TV3 ... More >>

LSN "Corngate" Edition: August 26, 2003

Wednesday, 27 August 2003, 2:48 pm | Life Sciences Network

Environment Ministry officials today continued to hold their line that there has never been an allowable level of genetically engineered (GE) contamination in corn. Ministry chief executive Barry ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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