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Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have created a three-dimensional (3D) map of human genomes to reveal their folding patterns and hidden switches that can turn on deadly disease ca

Scientists from Johns Hopkins University report that the amount of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) found in peoples' blood directly relates to how frail they are medically.

We often tend to wonder where the fat in our body actually go when we lose weight? In the most interesting finding, scientists have found that we actually breathe it out.

As China depends on U.S for nearly 20 percent of farm exports, the two countries plan to improve on working together on farming practices and also work on improving collaboration on biotechnology.<

Google Ventures is betting more and more on life sciences startups each year, and the well-funded financier tells The Wall Street Journal that's not going to change in the new year.

Researchers have identified a new class of lab-engineered stem cells -- cells capable of transforming into nearly all forms of tissue -- and have dubbed them F-class cells because they cluster toge

Researchers have shed light into a microbial community, an unseen ecosystem flourishing in the darkness, entombed beneath 800 meters of ice.

Tony Coles, the chief executive who sold Onyx Pharmaceuticals to Amgen for 10.4 billion dollars in 2013, is starting a new biotech firm that will use yeast to discover new treatments for neurodegen

Minister of State for Science and Technology Y Sujana Chowdhary on Monday said the Centre will support bio-tech start-up units likely to be set up in the Godavari districts and elsewhere in Andhra

Pfizer Inc is moving into the gene therapy space in the latest sign that the technology for fixing faulty genes may finally be ready for prime time, following earlier setbacks. The U.S.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation announced nine new grants totaling more than $3.5 million to strengthen efforts in China and India in the fight against hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C v

Homegrown drug major Lupin is looking to acquire companies and launch new products in the domestic market as it aims to scale up its Indian operations.

Pharmaceutical giant Biocon is contemplating setting up a manufacturing facility in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh government said today.

The awards are presented on the basis of size of portfolio of patents filed by the company in the year, their success rate, extent of globalization and influence of innovation.

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‘Biochemize’ from Catalonia and ‘Polyclone’ from Bengaluru signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the field of Enzyme Engineering - an area with many a

The IIT Madras has established an incubator for biotechnology start-ups to foster Indian biotech innovation and entrepreneurship.

In the beginning of this year, the Union Department of Biotechnology formulated the National Biotechnology Development Strategy-2014 (Biotech Strategy-II) in continuation of National Biotechnology

GlobalData, a research and consulting firm, has projected in its study that pharmaceutical companies may suffer an estimated $65 billion drop in sales by 2019 due to the patent expiries of several

The Israeli government is trying to create such opportunities across the world so that India can tap the knowledge the country has to offer and Israel can look at opportunities here, Sun Pharmaceut

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, and NantHealth, a cloud-based information technology provider combining science and big data to transform healt

Wipro Ltd.

Novozymes announced the launch of Novozymes Eversa®, the first commercially available enzymatic solution to make biodiesel from waste oils.

Massive study of 26 million cancer patients over 15 years has shown that survival rates in the 10 most prevalent types of cancer vary hugely across countries.