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British scientists have invented a new super-powerful electron microscope that can examine objects a million times smaller than a human hair.

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Government of India Department for Biotechnology (DBT), have joined forces to fund three major global research centres.

Scientists have found a skin test that can now help to detect Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Pharma major LupinBSE 2.00 % has tied up with Acceliant to use the Bangalore-based firm's platform in its drug research programmes.

With increasing cases of swine flu (H1N1) deaths reported in all parts of the country, senior scientists and vaccine manufacturers in Hyderabad have advocated that the state and central governments

Hyderabad-based Bharath Biotech has already started the process to sequence the Indian H1N1 virus to ascertain any mutations.

A simple paper strip similar to a pregnancy test can now diagnose Ebola in less than 10 minutes besides viral haemorrhagic fevers like yellow fever and dengue.

There were no known eyewitnesses to the murder of a young woman and her 3-year-old daughter four years ago. No security cameras caught a figure coming or going.

Intas becomes the first Indian company to launch a biosimilar in highly regulated markets like EU, US and Japan.

For most of the job seekers in biotech field, there has been one perpetual dilemma – whether to go for a private sector job or the government sector job.

A deadly strain of malaria that has become resistant to artemisinin, the best available drug to fight the vector-borne disease, has been found 25 km from the Indian border.

The World Health Organization approved a quick test for Ebola that will dramatically cut the time it takes to determine — with reasonable accuracy — whether someone is infected with the

Researchers, including those of Indian-origin University of Guelph , have discovered a plant gene

Researchers from Switzerland have unveiled the latest version of a first-of-its-kind telescopic contact lens that allows the wearer to zoom in and out with the wink of an eye.

Scientists are now using satellite data to help predict patterns of deadly parasitic diseases such as malaria.

 Scientists have claimed to have developed an antibody which can boost the survival chances for patients suffering from influenza and pneumonia.

Since the first in vitro fertilization (IVF) birth in 1978 more than 5 million babies have been born using this method.

 Samsung Group is pouring in resources to spur its lackluster biotechnology business as its next growth engine.

A new study has claimed that transmission of the deadly Ebola virus from deceased individuals may be possible for an extended period of time following death.

In a rare event for Indian companies, Bangalore-based Mitra Biotech has been part of a potential advance in cancer treatment, by figuring out a new mechanism of resistance to chemotherapy and possi

U.S. regulators recently approved what would be the first commercialized biotech apple, rejecting efforts by the organic industry and other GMO critics to block the new fruit.

Bangladesh along with India and China lead the global surge in biotech crops production, which touched an all-time high last year.

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Monday urged the biotechnology sector to focus on synthetic biology for developing biological parts, devices and systems.

Following on the heels of neighboring Maharashtra, Karnataka's Minister for Biotechnology and IT, S.R.