News and Events
Check out a range biotechnology news and events in New Zealand.
Note due to changes in our funding, as of December 2014, we are no longer able to provide news stories, but please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a relevant event to be featured.
Medical researchers from the UK, the US and Canada have developed a new tool that identifies mutating genes to detect the early stages of oesophageal cancer.
It has long been believed that over-exertion, stress and emotional shock can cause heart attacks in vulnerable people, but the pathway by which this occurs has remained uncertain.
Mapping the whole genome of the sheep (Ovis aries) was completed earlier this year. The information is contributing to a myriad of new research projects to improve the health and meat and wool yields from New Zealand’s most populous farm animal.
10 Jul, 2017 to 12 Jul, 2017
Biolive and ChemED have joined forces to bring you another fantastic biennial conference.
Radio New Zealand audio
17 Apr, 2014
University of Otago geneticist Peter Dearden is using the bee genome to develop a bee-friendly insecticide.
13 Mar, 2014
Clean-tech company CarbonScape has developed and patented microwave technology to convert biomass into high-value carbon products, including activated carbon and coking fuel known as green coke.
06 Mar, 2014
Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia. In New Zealand, it is most commonly associated with gardening activities. Christchurch Hospital now tests every pneumonia patient for Legionnaires’ disease.