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NZ ranked 4th in the world for biotech innovation potential

It highlights the importance of biotech and how it can contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth and diversification, as well as its ability to help make New Zealand cleaner, healthier and more prosperous.
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A healthy and resilient world needs biotech innovation

The COVID-19 crisis has delivered a devastating blow to every segment of our society, and our nation’s agriculture sector is no exception, says Ryan F. Quarles (Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner and President of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)).
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Science terms everyday, everywhere

Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield provided a COVID-19 update on COVID-19 daily and both use terminology like genomic testing, genomic sequencing, DNA, vaccines, viruses, cells, antibodies, epidemiology, microbiology and handwashing, masks and NZ COVID Tracer app in the same breath.
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Medicinal cannabis summit timely given economic challenges

t’s only two months until New Zealand’s first medicinal cannabis summit, MedCan 2020, with organisers saying the economic potential of New Zealand’s most exciting sunrise industry is more important than ever before.