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Global scientists renewed calls to halt controversial research to genetically edit human embryos after a Chinese team published details of a breakthrough attempt in this new frontier in science.

The European Union cleared the import of 10 new types of genetically modified crops and two more kinds of cut flowers on Friday, its first authorizations in more than a year after a review of its b

GlobalData, a research and consulting firm, in its report said that the combined spend on research and development (R&D) for the peer group of 35 mid-cap biotech companies increased by nearly $

The world's first malaria vaccine has passed its final test but the results haven't been emphatic.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries today offered to buy Mylan for nearly $40 billion in cash and stock—more than $11 billion above Mylan’s offer for Perrigo two weeks ago, and potentially t

A group of Chinese scientists just reported that they modified the genome of human embryos, something that has never been done in the history of the world.

The very term genetically modified stirs images of scientists creating deleterious foods with harmful effects or businesses trying to make money quick.

Poor quality medicines are a real and urgent threat that could undermine decades of successful efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, according to the editors of a collection of jour

Government is examining the recommendations of a committee set up to study the issues related to critical active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) so as to formulate a policy for promoting their ma

Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo on Tuesday sold its entire stake of around 9 percent in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for over Rs 20,420 crore, which it received after merger of Ranbaxy in the I

European Union's member agreed today on a plan allowing individual countries to refuse to plant E.U.-sanctioned genetically modified (GM) crops.

To address food security challenges facing the continent, policymakers and agricultural experts have recommended that African governments should be more proactive in using science, technology and i

Italian Biotech startup MHOX is embarking on an ambitious project with an eye to improving human eyes. They are working to make synthetic replacements to perfect human eye.

Seeking to explore tie-ups in the UK's health sector, 18 top Indian biotech and life sciences firms began a first-of-its-kind trade mission.

Mylan is all set to spread its root in Andhra Pradesh with an additional investment of USD 5 billion (Rs 31,000 crore).

A study conducted on the use of mobile health apps and their potential in assessing healthcare reveals that mobile medical apps are good for our health.

U.K. investment guru Neil Woodford has landed his $1.2 billion tech fund, making it a record debut for an investment trust in the country.

Researchers have created an artificial blood vessel that can be used to study both the application and effects of devices used to extract life-threatening blood clots in the brain.

Sun Pharma and Israel's Technion University have sealed a pact to develop anti-cancer drugs.The subsidiaries of the Mumbai-based drug firm and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have enter

Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT)today announced it has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark of the Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS), the world's smallest pacemaker.

Researchers from Washington State University have achieved a major feat by developing a new way to use plant oils like olive and linseed oil to create polyurethane, a plastic material used in every

DBT, India and University Pierre Et Marie Curie (UPMC) and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France's National Centre for Scientific Research- CNRS) are all set to build a Natio

In a classic case of David vs.

Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international supplier for the biopharmaceutical industry, has introduced Sartoclear Dynamics®, a clarification system featuring new single-use technol