Kiwis are being urged to have their say on gene-editing technologies, as our leading body for science today sets out how they could be used to combat pests or replace faulty genes.
19 December 2017
A Tairāwhiti group looking to optimise the sustainable growth and harvest of Kānuka is set to receive up to $242,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries for its erosion control benefits.
08 December 2017
An AgTech startup in New Zealand, Engender Technologies has created a new microfluidic and photonic technology to sort livestock sperm by sex to enrich X chromosome-bearing bull sperm cells.
06 December 2017
We’ve been hearing a lot about this technology over recent years – yet the concept has been about for half a century.
04 December 2017
New Zealand will be left behind if the country doesn’t embrace the future of meat and milk, says columnist and former Federated Farmers Whanganui president Rachel Stewart.
24 October 2017
After conquering the movie industry, Sir Peter Jackson is now focusing on the plant-based protein business.
23 October 2017
Fonterra Cooperative Group is confident the complexity of cow milk will always trump plant-based alternatives, which the Prime Minister’s chief science adviser Peter Gluckman sees as posing an “existential threat” to the country’s economic fortunes.
14 October 2017
New Zealand may need to reconsider its approach to genetically modified crops to respond to the economic threat presented by synthetic milk and meat, the Prime Minister’s chief science adviser, Sir Peter Gluckman, has suggested.
12 October 2017
Only 2 weeks until entries close for the Value of Medicines Award 2017. The national award is open to any researchers, professors, clinicians, students or academics that have completed research in this area in the last 24 months.
26 September 2017