Archive: 08/20/2006

U.S. rice contaminated, government says

Some long-grain rice in the United States has been contaminated with a genetically engineered variety not approved for human consumption, the government says.

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Aussie Minister unconvinced on stem cells

Australian Health Minister Tony Abbott says there is no evidence that stem-cell research will lead to a breakthrough in the treatment of diseases.

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U.N. AIDS envoy: Talk less, do more

U.N. special envoy on AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis has urged delegates at an AIDS conference in Toronto to talk less and do more about the problem.

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