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The government made a decision to list serious and life-threatening diseases, and ailments that are particularly relevant to India, for which a new drug can be considered for exemption from local c

A Hyderabad based scientist at LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Dr Virender Singh Sangwan, in collaboration with Professor Sheila MacNeil of Sheffield University from UK has developed a new stem ce

Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal more than 300 genetic changes in the virus as it leapt from person to person, changes that could blunt the effectiveness of diagnostic tests and experimental trea

Researchers at US claimed to have created ionic liquids - salts that are liquid at room temperature - more cheaply and greenly by recycling by products from biofuel production processes.

Drugmakers are fleeing a regulatory morass at home and moving some research and development to Europe and the United States as they try to boost margins by producing high-value drugs.

National Institute of Health (NIH) declares that the United States will begin the first-ever human trials of an Ebola vaccine very soon.

Researchers at the Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) have discovered a wonder herb called Rhodiola which can regulate the immune system, help adapt to the mountain environment, an

Growing organs in labs is not knew to us. But how about growing them directly inside the body by injecting a few cells? Looks like our scientists have reached that stage, to an extent.

A prestigious research grant has been awarded to an Indian neuroscientist in the US under President Barack Obama's initiative to map the human brain.

Ajay Piramal-promoted Piramal LifeBSE -0.43 % Sciences is shutting its Mumbai-based discovery research business.

Duke University researchers have identified a gene that could help scientists engineer drought-resistant crops.

A final NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) policy to promote data sharing as a way to speed the translation of data into knowledge, products, and procedures that improve health while protecting the pri

Experts at a brochure unveiling the ceremony organized by OMICS group have opined that Hyderabad, the capital city of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has the potential to become the biotechnology capi

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An Indian-origin researcher has figured out how biomolecules, which holds sugars in the body like scaffolds for reacting with other molecules, can lead to new and better drugs.

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today pitched for biotech crops especially in eastern states for achieving second green revolution in the country.

Roche, a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, and biotechnology company, InterMune have entered into a definitive merger agreement for R

The Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) has requested the government to consider keeping clinical trial services out of the ambit of service tax.

Nerve signals found out to be playing a critical role in developing stomach cancer growth has shown to be blocked by Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) , researchers at Columbia University Medical Center h

Scientist have found a novel solution to control the Mediterranean fruit fly which causes extensive damage to crops.

A new study has discovered that bee, snake, or scorpion venom could form the basis of a new generation of cancer-fighting drugs.

Ahmedabad-based drug maker Marck Biosciences has been issued a warning letter by US drug authority after an inspection last year found false data and unhygienic conditions.

Science innovators looking for funding can compete for prizes totaling up to $500,000 by developing new ways to track the health status of a single cell in complex tissue over time.

AstraZeneca has entered into a collaboration with gene sequencing company, Illumina, Inc., to develop its next generation sequencing (NGS) platform for companion diagnostic tests applicable across