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US genome sequencing priorities decided

By | May 24, 2002

The chicken genome will be among the next to be sequenced, and so will that of humanity's closest relative.

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Making science global

By | May 22, 2002

From Friday, researchers in over 100 developing nations will have low-cost Internet access to more than 2,000 biomedical journals under a major WHO initiative.

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Stephen Jay Gould dies

By | May 21, 2002

Controversial evolutionary biologist succumbs to cancer he had battled for 20 years.

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Can sequences turn a profit?

By | May 16, 2002

The public release of the draft mouse genome sequence reopens the debate on the commercial viability of genome sequencing.

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2002 Royal Society Fellows

By | May 13, 2002

The UK's Royal Society has announced the election of 42 new Fellows and six Foreign Members.

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Smallpox debate flares again

By | May 9, 2002

World Health Assembly to decide whether to keep or destroy deadly virus.

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2002 National Academy Fellows

By | May 1, 2002

The US National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 72 new members.

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Mexican study confirms GM contamination of maize

By | May 1, 2002

Mexican researchers are set to publish evidence supporting the hotly disputed claims of GM contamination of the Mexican maize crop.

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Bargain-basement research

By | April 26, 2002

A hard-hitting new report says Britain has some of the best scientists in the world but not the research funding to match.

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Hague meeting targets biopiracy

By | April 24, 2002

The UN Biodiversity Congress last week produced guidelines to curb biopiracy but they don't satisfy ecoactivists.

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