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Newsletter Digest: Psa, awards, and vitamin D

Peter Griffin posted in on November 12th, 2010.

Scientists battle bacterial disease A week on from the discovery of the PSA bacterial disease in an orchard in the Bay of Plenty, scientists are completing tests that will determine what strain of the disease is present. The results will yield important information that will help determine the best way to limit and eradicate the […]

Molecular biologist wins Rutherford Medal

Peter Griffin posted in on November 11th, 2010.

Biochemist Warren Tate, from Otago University, has won the country’s top scientific award – the Rutherford Medal – at last night’s Research Honours Dinner. Tate, who has been at Otago since 1968, is currently working with his team on a molecular which could help to treat Alzhemier’s, and is also researching chronic fatigue syndrome. Media […]

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