02 March 2018
Beef and Lamb New Zealand commissioned the study to better understand the shifts in food, food production technology and consumer trends and distinguish the hype from reality. The report shows alternative proteins are likely to become a major competitor to some of New Zealand’s red meat products and the sector must respond with a clear … Continue reading "Alternative proteins research published"
A University of Otago scientist who is at the forefront of developing applications from tiny science to power a new technology sector has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize.
13 February 2018
When Kiwi rat killing expert Doctor James Russell was told his research was being sized up for United States military funding, he wasn’t surprised.
04 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
Living Cell Technologies Limited has filed a provisional patent for pericyte protective agents titled “PERICYTE PROTECTIVE AGENTS FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS INCLUDING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES AND OTHERS”.
08 November 2017
Several years ago, scientists discovered a technique known as CRISPR/Cas9, which allowed them to edit DNA more efficiently than ever before.
25 October 2017
Follow the link to listen to Andrew Pattersons interview with Dr Clyde Smith starts at 22:30
23 October 2017
The workshop brought together algal researchers and industry representatives from New Zealand and UK to discuss progress and opportunities in the exploitation of microalgae, particularly as feedstock for aquaculture and as sustainable sources of novel bio-products.
18 September 2017
A new agrifood sector report has found that New Zealand farmers have been quick to adopt smart farming techniques, but few are preparing for major technological disruption.
13 September 2017