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It was a moment to make India proud as the genetic blueprint of bread wheat genome was unveiled.

Environment Ministry has given a clarification that it has not given approval for field trials of certain varieties of Genetically Modified (GM) crops.

Infosys has been rated as a leader and star performer in life sciences IT outsourcing (ITO) in the Everest Group Peak Matrix Assessment 2014.

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If the fundamental mismatch between electrical activity of living organisms and human-made devices are dealt with, bioelectronic devices could interface more seamlessly with living tissues.

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a delivery method to treat acute pulmonary inflammation, a condition that afflicts patients suffering from multiple blood transfusions, s

NIH takes a step ahead and funds leading-edge research in Alzheimer’s disease genome being taken ahead by a group of scientists from eight centres.

GVK BIO, one of the leading drug discovery research and development companies in India, has grandly launched a new brand, Clinogent, exclusively focusing on end-to-end clinical research and develop

Beckman Coulter has made an announcement to acquire the clinical microbiology business of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics. The price has not yet been revealed.

Strides Arcolab has made a strategic move by investing in Oncobiologics Inc, which is a privately held New Jersey-based biopharmaceutical firm for developing a series of biosimilars and next genera

Biogen Idec anf Yahoo Health have together efforted for launching a new programme to raise awareness of innovative efforts to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) across the country.

Novartis and Google join teams to develop smart contact lenses to help track blood glucose levels or restore the eye's ability to focus in diabetes patients.

Indian union government gives a nod at the building of National Center for Research and Development in bulk drugs at the cost of Rs 52 crore.

Eli Lilly and Company and Immunocore Limited have joined teams to co-discover and co-develop novel T cell-based cancer therapies.

IMTECH is a Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) institute.

Thermo Fisher Scientific unveils a new high-performance liquid chromatography system that can be used as a standalone or with the latest mass spectrometers.

Novartis declared on a team up with Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI) on a pioneering clinical study in Alzheimer's disease (AD) prevention.

Alcon, which is an eye care division of Novartis, inked an agreement with a division of Google Inc. to in-licence its "smart lens" technology for all ocular medical uses.

Sun Pharmaceutical, who is a major pharma giant, has set to acquire Pharmalucence through its subsidiary. The company has not provided further details about acquisition.

European Commission president Mr José Manuel Barroso, and Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Ms Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, announced the formal launch of a €3.7 billi

Quality issues have been continuing to trail domestic pharma industry and more companies are de-risking their growth strategy by setting up manufacturing facilities in the US, the world's most

Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the office of the director of the National Institutes of Health to produce specialized stems cells

Abbott declared that it will sell its developed markets branded generics pharmaceuticals business to Mylan for equity ownership of a newly formed entity that will combine Mylan's existing busin

An agreement between Taconic, a global provider of genetically engineered mouse and rat models and services, and Le Centre Européen de Recherche en Biologie et en Médecine – Ins