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Publication with a pinch of privatisation

By | April 4, 2002

yet again bends the rules in publishing the rice genome, opinions are strongly divided on whether this should be the shape of things to come.

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Cesar Milstein dies

By | March 27, 2002

sar Milstein, who pioneered monoclonal antibody technology, has died.

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Europe boosts post genomic research

By | March 26, 2002

25 million to three pan European post genomic projects signals a shift in EU funding of science.

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Heading south

By | March 25, 2002

A major conference in Egypt emphasizes the need to involve developing nations in biotechnology developments

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$6 million autism gene hunt

By | March 21, 2002

A major initiative is launched to try and identify the genetic basis of autism.

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Collaboration key for xenotransplants

By | March 21, 2002

Non-rejecting pigs advance xenotransplantation but input from other fields is needed to optimize future progress.

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Banking on British stem cell research

By | March 20, 2002

Will a US charity's decision to plough cash into Britain's stem cell bank pave the way for more transatlantic investment?

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Fusion and confusion

By | March 19, 2002

Adult stem cells may fuse rather than differentiate into other cell types.

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Biotech blues

By | March 12, 2002

The departure for Singapore of 'Dolly scientist' Alan Colman has raised questions about the viability of British biotechnology.

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L'Oreal and UNESCO recognize exceptional women in science

By | March 8, 2002

L'Oreal and UNESCO have honored 16 women for their outstanding contributions to science.

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