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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.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has kicked off the BRAIN Initiative by awarding $46 million to 58 projects.

Along with Dr Reddy's and Sun Pharma, 12 Indian pharma companies are being probed by the US Congress over price escalation of generic drugs.

Product development firm Cambridge Consultants has designed an injection pen for diabetes patients that aims to make daily management of the disease an easier, more accurate task.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started a review in connection with findings of alleged non-compliance with good clinical practice (GCP) at a facility owned by GVK Biosciences, a city-based

Following the footsteps of Apple Inc and Google Inc, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the fertile field of healthcare, said three people familiar with th

A controversial report by researchers from US, alleged that Indian drug makers sell inferior drugs in poor African countries, have called the Indian government's threat of legal action against

Biotecnika Magazine- October 2014

A recent report from researchers at the University of California suggests that the performance and health of food-producing animals consuming genetically engineered feed is comparable to that of an

The prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) Award for ‘The Medical Team of the Year 2014' was conferred to Fortis Mulund, one of the major hospitals of Fortis Healthcare, a Rs.4,700 cro

The entire genome of the Clostridium autoethanogenum bacterium, used to substantially produce fuel and chemicals from a wide range of raw materials, including gases derived from biomass and industr

Monsanto Co's experimental genetically engineered wheat, never approved for sale, has been found growing in a second U.S.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will award funds to support the next phase of its Tissue Chip for Drug Screening programme to improve ways of predicting drug safety and effectiveness.

Thermo Fisher Scientific and pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer have entered into an agreement to develop a universal next-generation sequencing (NGS) oncology test for solid tumor