NEW YORK, May 31(GenomeWeb News) - A New Center of Excellence in "Nutrigenomics" is getting cooking in Auckland, New Zealand, with a generous helping of NZ$19.2 million ($12.1 million) in financing from the New Zealand government, according to a report in today's New Zealand Herald.

 

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The US National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration have proposed changing gene therapy oversight, the Associated Press reports.

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