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According to the India Skills Report of 2016, the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector is expected to generate around 1,34,000 jobs this year.

The scientists studied proteins from yeast cells, which share many features with the cells of complex organisms such as humans, and could offer new insight into ways that DNA replication can go awr

According to researchers from University of California, Santa Barbara and UCLA report that millions of Americans labeled overweight or obese based on their body mass index (BMI) are, in fact, perfe

A new synthetic biopathway that can more efficiently and economically turn agricultural waste, like corn stover and orange peels, into a variety of useful products ranging from spandex to chicken f

GlaxoSmithKline founded a project in an effort to better understand the underlying biology of disease, hoping to map out better targets for future therapies by collaborating on early-stage research

Ferring Holding SA, Switzerland-based research-driven, specialty bio-pharmaceutical company, is planning to set up its research and development (R&D) centre in Hyderabad at an estimated investm

The government set up a control room for providing information on Zika virus disease that has most of Latin and central America and the Caribbean in its grip.The 24x7 control room is operational at

The Indian company, Bharath Biotech’s claim of a “breakthrough”  in developing two “candidate vaccines” against the Zika virus - while being hailed as a ‘ma

Zooming in on unique genetic labels through DNA barcoding to identify bird behavior and save vulnerable species could be the key, say Indian researchers.

The first large-scale clinical trial of a new kind of cancer treatment using a patient's own natural “killer cells” to destroy solid tumours will begin within a yea

Hepatitis E virus is feco-orally transmitted, so it can survive the passage through the digestive system, said Marie Stark, a graduate student working with professor Holland Cheng of the department

Tata Sons' chairman emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in next generation cancer therapeutic startup Invictus Oncology, the New Delhi-based company announced on Monday.

The Baba Ramdev-led FMCG advertiser Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, has within a week outnumbered TV commercials (TVCs) of products those from big consumer goods brands such as Cadbury, Parle and Pond's

It seems these days that India is the only developing country not affected by the ZIKV epidemic, but it is first in line to work on controlling it.

Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech International Ltd started working on a pair of vaccine candidates to protect humans against the Zika virus in December 2014, months before it became a global health sca

The US government’s decision to not allow overseas pharmaceutical companies to import active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) applies to only one particular anti retroviral drug and is not a b

Scientists have long known that all plants and animals -- from lowly phytoplankton to homo sapiens -- have internal biological clocks attuned to a 24-hour cycle.

Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer in women around the world.

According to researchers at MIT who are developing stretchable hydrogels that share many of the same properties of human tissue, wearable electronics will revolutionize the way doctors diagnose and

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas, says a new study by University of Illinois engineers.

Researchers at the National Institute of Health have identified a striking signature in tumor DNA that occurs in five different types of cancer.

The new Principles on the Value of Biopharmaceuticals released by Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) represents the first-ever systemic, industry-endorsed set of commitments by research-ba

Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi will be playing host to a two-day Global Biotechnology Summit on "Destination India" which will be held on 5th and 6th February to showcase India's Biotechnol

Blocking pain receptors in the nucleus of spinal nerve cells could more effectively control pain than interfering with the same type of receptors located on cell surfaces.