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Recent work of researchers has enabled the development of an interactive web tool in a Smartphone which could help self-monitor high blood pressure effectively.

Unilever talks climate change and upgrade in its favour -

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have discovered a new compound that shows promise for treating deadly skin cancers like melanoma that are resistant or

A team of researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have recently developed a technology that harnesses electrical energy from blue-green algae.

The new CRISPR Cas 9 technology is taking the world by storm! The technology enables to cut and paste bits of DNA inside the cells of any organisms to improve the characteristics.

Swiss pharmaceutical major Roche has boldly launched two new drugs for late-stage breast cancer, pricing them higher than any other cancer medicine in the Indian market. This is in midst of in

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to approach new rulemaking around section of code, 340, which is used to regulate the approval and deregulation of biotechnology products.

Whenever we think about renewable energy, our mind starts traveling to the directions of solar power or wind power.

A warning letter was sent to Dr. Reddy's Laboratories by FDA.

The vaccines division of Sanofi, Sanofi Pasteur, revealed its research on developing broadly cross-reactive antigens against seasonal and pandemic influenza at the World Vaccine Congress.

The report "Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market by Product & Services (Primer, Probe, Custom Oligos, Reagent, Equipment), Application (PCR, Gene Synthesis, Diagnostic, DNA,

Scientists from University of California, San Diego have created a strain of mosquitoes which are capable of rapidly introducing malaria-blocking genes into a mosquito population through its p

The Indian government is lobbying with certain unregulated markets to accept Indian Pharmacopoeia, realizing that most domestic drug makers cannot upgrade their manufacturing facilities to global s

The launch of Pfizer IIT-Delhi Innovation and IP Programme which is an incubation accelerator initiative to help innovators in scientific development of healthcare sector was being announ

Against voracious beetles or caterpillars plants protect themselves with cyanide. Certain enzymes release the toxic substance when the plant is chewed.

It seems Indian food manufacturers are getting sleepless nights. First, it was the Maggi controversy, and more recently the row about yoga guru, Ramdev 's Patanjali noo

ABLE-AG (Association of Biotech Led Enterprises) has said that scientific research in agriculture has been severely hit because of the frequency of GEAC (Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committe

Cloned animals for breakfast, lunch and dinner!  After FDA’s green signal to GM Salmon, it’s time for cloned animals now.

Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne have worked with a medical device company and a neurosurgeon to successfully create a 3D printed vertebral cage for a patient with severe back pain.

A process to phase out the corporate tax exemptions over the next two years has been placed before the stakeholders.

NASA Space Shuttle Discovery performed a study which showed that exposure of mouse embryonic stem cells (mESCs) to microgravity inhibited their ability to differentiate and generate most cell linea

New Delhi based Mankind Pharma has joined the crowded anti diabetic drug war by launching its own version of the gliptin, a new class of anti-diabetic drug that has triggered price war among drug m

RNA was once thought to be a mere middleman between DNA and protein.

Drug price regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has exempted Wockhardt’s three insulin products from price controls for a period of five years with effect from January 8 this y