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NewLink Genetics Corp. (NLNK) is in talks with drugmaker Merck & Co. (MRK) to scale up production of NewLink’s experimental Ebola vaccine.

Winners of the 2014 Life Science Industry Awards were formally announced at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, DC.

Scientists at IIT-Bombay have developed a special membrane that promises to reduce the cost of dialysis by 50%, cut down time taken for the process by half and be safer for the patient.

A new blood test for Alzheimer's can detect the onset of the disease up to 10 years before symptoms appear and has 100 per cent accuracy rate.

Looking across evolutionary time and the genomic landscapes of humans and mice, an international group of researchers has found powerful clues to why certain processes and systems in the mouse -- s

According to a new research, wikipedia page views can predict disease outbreaks, including dengue fever and influenza, around the globe nearly a month before official health advice.

For a handful of patients who've received the first wire-free pacemaker, the results are still good after 18 months.

Bengaluru may soon witness Asia's first and the world's third prestigious art gallery.

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XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competition, today awarded DMI (DNA Medicine Institute) the $525,000 Grand Prize in the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a competition to cat

It was in the year 1961 when India’s agriculture was crumbling under famines, an Experts Meet was held and a suggestion cropped up.

Top selling medicine brands for stress, hypertension, HIV, pain and pneumonia may soon become cheaper.

A new DNA-based recorder allows bioengineers to create cell cultures that detect information in their environment and store it for later use.

 The future of a biotech park at Andharua on the city outskirts looks uncertain with no work having been done on the allotted plot.

Height at the age of two is the best predictor of adult height, says a World Bank report highlighting the need for providing adequate nutrition from conception to two years of age to improve stunti

Researchers at AIIMS have found stem cell therapy offers no additional benefit over conventional treatment for stroke.

LabCentral and Roche announced an agreement in which Roche would provide technology and financial support to LabCentral, a first-of-its-kind shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for high

Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, and its brethren of global biotech crop developers are spreading the word that as far as the safety of their genetically modified grain goes, the

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned privately owned drugmaker Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd that it was not following quality and manufacturing standards at one of its plants, which c

A study conducted by a chain of diabetes care clinics ahead of World Diabetes Day revealed that around 80% of patients with diabetes have a higher risk of developing heart p

Researchers at ETH Zurich have constructed the first gene network that can be controlled by our thoughts.

Brussels (AFP) - A European Parliament committee took the first step Tuesday towards permitting EU member states to decide for themselves whether to allow the hugely controversial cultivation of Ge