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South Australian farmers lobby against GM moratorium

Opponents have dismissed a new push to overturn a moratorium on genetically modified crops (GM) in South Australia. Grain Producers ...

Australian organics board reaffirms zero tolerance for GMOs

Catherine McAloon | 
The group responsible for setting organic standards has rejected an application by the Western Australian Agriculture Department to allow a ...

Large genomic study identifies genes for developmental delays

Clare Pain | 
Charting parts of the genome likely to contain faulty genes is enabling researchers to home in on genes involved in ...

Greenpeace’s ‘crimes against humanity’ preventing release of biofortified GM foods

Cathy Pryor, Michael Mackenzie | 
Vitamin A deficiency, according to the World Health Organisation, is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children and is ...

Dangers of unproven, expensive stem cell therapies

Louise Milligan | 
It's perfectly rational for someone who is desperately ill to seek a miracle cure and that leads some to scour ...

Australia could ‘cripple’ export potential if GM is rejected, says U.S. professor

Danielle Grindlay | 
A leading expert in potato industry research says Australia’s export potential will be crippled unless farmers embrace genetic modification (GM) ...

Western Australian organic farmer’s grounds for appeal in GE canola ‘contamination’ case unclear

Olivia Garnett | 
Kojonup organic farmer Steve Marsh took his neighbour Michael Baxter to court earlier this year, claiming GM canola drifted onto ...

Western Australia organic certification council considers increasing GM tolerance limits

Tara De Landgrafft | 
A decision on proposed changes to genetically modified material tolerance level in organic produce could be made by August. Recently the ...

Sales of GM canola seed increase in Australia

Brett Worthington | 
Seed company Monsanto has posted a 55 per cent jump in sales of genetically modified canola seed in Australia. The company ...

Western Australia GM research facility faces safety scrutiny

Olivia Garnett | 
When the multi-million dollar GM research station was opened in 2011 in Merredin, 300 kilometres east of Perth, it boasted ...

GMO opposition is fierce, but not much of it based on science

Paul Willis | 
A more sober assessment of the public GMO debate reveals that it's not really about the science of the safety ...

GMO growers and organic farmers can coexist in Australia

Joanna Prendergast | 
Coexistence between organic farmers and those that grow genetically modified crops is a big challenge but it is possible in ...

Virus and gene interaction speed Type 1 diabetes development

Anna Salleh | 
Rotavirus can accelerate the development of type 1 diabetes in children by getting rogue immune cells to attack the pancreas, ...

Tasmania: Poppy growers may consider legal action if GMO ban is not lifted

The Government's moratorium on genetically modified crops expires next year. Yesterday, more than 100 protesters marched through Hobart, demanding the ...

Australia: New genetically modified wheat trial for Victoria

Laura Poole | 
The Victorian Agriculture Department wants to conduct the state's largest genetically modified wheat trial at Horsham, in the state's west ...

Caution urged as DNA tests and genetic mapping advance

Robyn Powell | 
Genome mapping advances are on the agenda of the health informatics conference being held in Adelaide, with discussion focused on ...

Wild genes block growing rust threat

Darren Osborne | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Researchers have identified two genes in ancient varieties of wheat that could combat a ...

Biofilm bacteria spreads by building a transport network out of DNA

Anna Salleh | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Bacteria in slimy biofilms are able to spread rapidly over surfaces such as catheters ...

Stress really may turn your hair grey

Bianca Nogrady | 
The following is an excerpt. There could be some truth in the anecdotal belief that stress can turn your hair ...

Human genes: Has science outgrown patents?

David Galloway | 
The following is an excerpt. Is it right to patent human genes? Both sides in a US law case have ...

Radical gene therapy gives hope to young cancer patients

Vassil Malandris | 
The following is an excerpt. Australian doctors are using radical gene therapy to help treat a rare and aggressive childhood ...

Tasmania’s GMO ban debate

The following is an excerpt. Tasmania's dairy farmers are warning the state's ban on genetically-modified organisms, or GMO's, could disadvantage ...

Tasmania: GMO ban debate

The following is an excerpt. Tasmania's dairy farmers are warning the state's ban on genetically-modified organisms, or GMO's, could disadvantage ...

Anti-GM ad uses Seralini study to try to swing WA vote

Owen Grieve | 
The following is an edited excerpt. The TV advertisement linking genetically modified crops to tumours in rats is encouraging people ...

Internationally known scientist stands up for GM crops

Michael Condon | 
Dr Peacock says one of his big disappointments is the way GM food crops have been represented as harmful to ...

Crop breeding consultant questions GM wheat report

Belinda Varischetti | 
A WA consultant in crop breeding and biotechnology has questioned the credibility of a report that suggests a variety of ...
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Sourcing stem cells from breast milk

Abbie Thomas | 
A solution to the ethical dilemma of using human embryonic stem cells to treat human diseases could be staring us ...
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