Prof George Petersen, New Zealand's ''father of DNA''
research, says this country benefited from scientists
initially adopting voluntary restrictions over experiments
with genetically-modified organisms.
What drives this 63-year-old firefighter to charge up 51
floorsMosgiel firefighter and this week's Top Type Richard
Yardley has come back down to earth after competing in the
recent Sky Tower Stair Challenge in Auckland. John Gibb finds
out what motivates him.
Poland's inclusion in the enlarged European Union in 2004 had
proved successful, and some initial concerns about possible
adverse effects on New Zealand's agricultural interests had
since receded, Dr James Headley said yesterday.