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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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Support for use of animals in research

By | April 24, 2002

The UK government has set out in full for the first time its policy on the use of animals in medical research.

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2002 Gairdner International Awards announced

By | April 23, 2002

The 2002 awards recognize the impact of genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics.

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Wilson leaves UPenn's gene therapy institute

By | April 23, 2002

Director oversaw experiment that led to death of 18-year-old patient in 1999.

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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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