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GM crops flourishing in developing world, says report

Six developing countries now devote over one million hectares each to GM crops, says a report.

08/03/10

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China signals major shift into GM crops

China plans to start farming genetically modified crops on an industrial scale, according to its first policy …

08/02/10

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China makes 'landmark' GM food crop approval

News that China has approved trials of GM staple food crops for the first time emerged this month, worrying green …

17/12/09

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Megacities must tie clean air goals to carbon cuts, say experts

Densely populated cities must use their financial clout to combine the fight for clean air with reducing carbon …

09/11/09

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HPV DNA test 'promising' for cervical cancer

A test developed to detect carcinogenic human papillomavirus in women in developing countries has shown promise in …

03/10/08

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China ventures into carbon capture

Post-combustion capture of carbon dioxide will be tested at a Chinese power station, thanks to Chinese and …

07/08/08

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Report calls for more diabetes research

Diabetes in developing countries deserves more research and better treatment, says a report.

07/05/08

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Invasive foreign species threaten China's biodiversity

China's growing infrastructure is boosting the spread of potentially destructive animals, insects and plants, a …

11/04/08

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Researchers deduce Asian monsoon strength

Chinese scientists have gained insight into the strength of the Asian monsoon, compiling a 200,000-year record of …

07/03/08

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Gates Foundation boost for climate-hardy rice

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate US$19.9 million to develop stress-tolerant rice varieties to aid …

04/02/08

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