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Innovation – will science be key to economic growth?

Dacia Herbulock posted in on June 28th, 2010.

ONLINE MEDIA BRIEFING: Tues 29 Jun 11 am (NZT) — Statistics New Zealand will release its latest biennial report on Innovation in New Zealand — which gives a snapshot of “business innovation and performance in New Zealand” — this Wednesday, 30 June. Innovation has become a hot topic in the science sector, reinforced by the […]

Mother’s diet has life-long implications for children

Dacia Herbulock posted in on August 25th, 2009.

A mother’s diet before and during pregnancy can help determine when a daughter reaches puberty and her own reproductive capacity later in life, according a paper authored by Liggins Institute researchers and appearing in the online journal PLoS One today. Globally, a dramatic decrease in age at the start of puberty is occurring. Over the […]

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