Free GE or GE-free?

The GE debate steps up a notch as the government prepares to lift its current moratorium on modified organisms. A commissioned financial projection of the pros and cons of going GE (by Business and Economic Research Ltd) warns that farmers could be earning 43% less in ten years time if GE crops are released. Environment Minister Marian Hobbs calls the report an “absolute worst case scenario.”


Tags: Business and Economic Research Ltd  GE debate  genetic engineering  genetically modified crops  Hoovers  Marian Hobbs  

Search for Life on Venus Could Begin at Rocket Lab

Search for Life on Venus Could Begin at Rocket Lab

New Zealand-founded company Rocket Lab may be able to send a small spacecraft to probe the clouds of Venus long before NASA or other space agencies are able to do so,…