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More please, Mr Brown

By | April 18, 2002

Two new reports press the UK government to inject cash into science research to attract the best recruits.

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Astrobiology chief Blumberg resigns

By | April 16, 2002

Nobel laureate grew $20 million-a-year NASA Astrobiology Institute from the ground up since becoming first-ever director in 1999.

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Send in the clones

By | April 8, 2002

The US patent office has waded in to the dispute over who was first to develop cloning technology.

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Gene therapy rebuilds immunity and its image

By | April 5, 2002

Researchers at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital strengthen the case for gene therapy as a treatment for immunodeficiencies.

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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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