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Sunday, November 2, 2014
The diversity present in our country is amazing. Be it the snowy Himalayan mountain region, the sandy deserts of Rajasthan or the verdant Lushai Hills in northeast or the Blue Hills of Nilgiris d...
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Synthetic Biology in simple terms is the application of engineering principles to biology. Knowledge of the Human genome sequence led to the evolution of ‘omics’ sciences (genomics, proteomics, me...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Industry expects facilitation of businesses by the new government. SBPL and Sneha Bio Research and Development Services are major players in agricultural biotechnology in the city and there are some smaller players in the sector.
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May 11, 2013
The State-level golden jubilee celebrations of the Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad (KSSP) got off to an impressive start on Friday in the city where it all began 50 years ago as an informal colle...
April 11, 2013
The discovery of the gene by a University of California research team, which included a scientist from Hyderabad, is expected to enable plant breeders to develop lettuce varieties that can better germinate under high temperatures
September 30, 2012
Come Monday, over 2,000 delegates from more than 150 countries will converge in Hyderabad to discuss about ensuring safe transfer, handling and use of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) resulting fr...
August 24, 2012
Food security is not about production alone; it is also about bio-safety, and access to food for the poorest
August 10, 2012
‘Probe how Bt brinjal seed was allowed to be commercialised’
June 2, 2012
In what is considered a major step forward in biotechnology research, a group of 300 scientists from across the world, including India, have sequenced the genome of tomato. The achieveme...
January 29, 2012
The proposed Wetland Research Institute announced by the State government would come up at Kottayam, the Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said. The announcement came as part of the message he had...
December 20, 2011
A bill to provide for the establishment of a Regional Centre for Biotechnology for training and education as an institution of national importance was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
October 13, 2011
Certain regions of the 29 mammalian genomes have remained the same for millions of years »
August 17, 2011
BRAI Bill proposes to create a new regulatory body »
May 5, 2013
Environmental activists are asking biotechnologists to not go bananas over the genetically modified variety of the fruit. Mahila Anna Swaraj, Initiative for Health & Equity in Society, G...
October 28, 2012
April 19, 2003 was a significant day in history. As researchers at the Human Genome Project announced that they had sequenced the entire human DNA, it seemed as if a bright new light has been turn...
September 29, 2012
More than 16,000 students attend the event at the premier institute
August 21, 2012
The debate on the pros and cons of genetically engineered/modified crops is universal. In India, in the face of vociferous protests, the controversy has only deepened leading to a moratorium on...
July 2, 2012
Scientists at CERN to make an announcement on Wednesday »
March 8, 2012
A Japanese scientist said recently he has made violin strings out of spider silk and claims that — in the right hands — they produce a beautiful sound.
Thousands of the tiny strands can b...
January 11, 2012
“Stay clear of stem cell treatment for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI),” warned Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, Director of National Centre for Adult Stem Cell Research in Australia. He visit...
November 23, 2011
The Coalition for a GM-Free India, which represents various citizen groups, has called for scrapping of the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill introduced in the Parliament on Tuesday.
September 21, 2011
Ezhavas showed more genotypic resemblance to the Jat Sikh population of Punjab and the Turkish populations than to East Asians, indicating a paternal lineage of European origin, according to a stu...
June 18, 2011
The Indian biotech and life sciences industry recorded the fastest pace of growth in the last five years in 2010-11 to touch revenues of $4 billion (Rs.18,399.34 crore), according to a surve...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.