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Animal Testing Center Project Should Be Scaled Back
2012-07-14 04:55:10

Plans for a billion-dollar facility to study potentially fatal animal diseases should be scaled back, officials from the National Research Council (NRC) said in a government-commissioned report released on Friday.

2009-08-13 13:55:00

Porcine circovirus associated diseases cost pig producers around the world hundreds of millions of dollars each year.

2009-07-27 10:15:03

Washington used a flawed study to select a tornado-prone area of Kansas for a $700 million infectious-pathogens biosecurity lab, a government report says. The Department of Homeland Security's analysis was not scientifically defensible in concluding Kansas or any other U.S.

2009-07-27 10:15:03

Washington used a flawed study to select a tornado-prone area of Kansas for a $700 million infectious-pathogens biosecurity lab, a government report says. The Department of Homeland Security's analysis was not scientifically defensible in concluding Kansas or any other U.S.

2009-03-31 14:30:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading independent research institutes is expanding in Kansas as the region's scientific assets align to support the critical mission of protecting the American food supply and to develop urgently needed bioenergy solutions. Officials at Midwest Research Institute (MRI) announced today that they are expanding MRI's existing operations by establishing a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute that will be named...

2008-07-15 06:00:26

By Jonathan B. Cox, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 15--Supporters of a proposed bio-defense lab in Granville County, including university and government officials, want $262,248 in public money to pay for a seven-month initiative to sway public opinion.


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