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Focus Stories

Focus Stories showcase examples of biotechnology in action in New Zealand and include curriculum-linked unit plans, teaching ideas, video clips and animations.

New foods that help us match what we eat to our lifestyle (Plant & Food Research).

Finding out how our genes interact with the food we eat (Nutrigenomics New Zealand).

Using robots to milk cows (DairyNZ).

How biocontrol may help reduce possum numbers in New Zealand (AgResearch).

Casein proteins are extracted from milk for use in food products and infant formula (Tatua Dairy Cooperative).

The latest DNA technology is used to help solve crimes in New Zealand (ESR).

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