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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised an enzyme with a unique property that might have been crucial to the origin of life on Earth.

When a patient enters the emergency ward of Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, he would be greeted by a doctor, who would be wearing a Google Glass and would already

India aims to spend around Rs 1.7 lakh crore ($28 billion) on its ambitious universal healthcare scheme under which free drugs, diagnostic tests and insurance cover will be provided to all its citi



India is among the top five contributors to the UN Ebola response with a contribution of US dollar 12.5 million, according to a fact sheet released by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Vaccines major Serum Institute of India will invest around Rs 1,000 crore in the next three years to set up a new manufacturing facility in Pune.

Underlining the plans of the Indian government to eliminate Tuberculosis from the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today announced 'TB-Mission 2020'. Vardhan was spea

Researchers now have understood how a powerful antibiotic agent is made in nature.

The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use

Scientists have achieved the most significant breakthrough towards developing DNA-based electrical circuits.

Microsoft Corp are looking at providing a free cloud-computing and research application to qualified medical researchers who are working on the Ebola virus, the software company's chief executi

Researchers use computer simulations to demonstrate the destruction of bacteria by antibiotics – scientific breakthrough which will help develop drugs that can effectively tackle infections i

As an outcome of massive protests by researchers both online & on ground, the centre has finally made a decision to hike the stipend and research fellowship.

The Karnataka government in its efforts to become a global destination for pharma industry has now attracted an investment from Canada as the British Columbia-based SignalChem Lifesciences opens it

Global healthcare major Abbott will inaugurate its manufacturing plant for nutrition products  in Gujarat where it has invested Rs 450 crore as part of its plans to strengthen presence in Indi

AstraZeneca's global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, announced that it has entered into four new collaborations with the University of Cambridge, building further on their ex

As stated by Mr. S R Patil, Minister for IT, BT, Science and Technology, the Karnataka government will soon announce a new Biotechnology policy to att

The country's biggest and most important Biotech event " Bangalore INDIA BIO 2015" will be held here from February 9 to 11 with several new features, the state government announced to

An international team of researchers, led by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing, has published a brief genomic history of tomato breeding, based on sequencing of 360 varieties

Embryonic stem cells transplanted into 18 patients with deteriorating eyesight restored some vision in more than half the volunteers, the longest study into the fledgling technology. Stem cell

The ₹300-crore show-cause notice issued by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to Novartis, involving its pain-killer Voveran, has strained an already uneasy relationship between the indu

Biomedical engineering researchers have developed a drug delivery system consisting of nanoscale “cocoons” made of DNA that target cancer cells and trick the cells into absorbing the co

Hyderabad, October 9, 2014: BlackBerry is all set to take personal genomics in India to the next level with the new Mapmygenome app.