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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

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned unit of Glenmark,  has entered the oncology segment with the discovery of a new molecule, which the company intends to develop to treat various types o

In a major achievement scientists have found out that a variant of an existing vaccine offers stronger protection against both tuberculosis and leprosy. The currently a

Expression Analysis (EA), an offspring of Quintiles, has declared that it is co-sponsoring a grant programme for scientists who intend to advance genomics research.

Like many seafaring scientists of the past, the research crew of the Merchant Yacht Hanse Explorer sailed forth with hopes of collecting novel specimens.

Before cells divide, they create so much genetic material that it must be wound onto spools before the two new cells can split apart.

Promega opened a new subsidiary in India, Promega Biotech India Private, which will offer services and support for Promega products and technologies.

Protocols for screening of the arrivals and subsequent tracking are being reviewed by the health ministry on a regular basis.

Weighing on the issue whether biosimilars should carry the names of the product they emulate from, doctors are now urging the FDA to require biosimilars to have different names than the branded bio

In a move to turn India into a research powerhouse, state funding of research in areas such as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and automobile manufacturing along with the participation of private se

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, a small drug developer in Durham, raised its profile in the global fight against Ebola on Wednesday by announcing a $4.1 million award in federal research funds to develop

To meet the targets of producing cost-effective biofuels achieved through R&D, many bioenergy centers have been established by the department of biotechnology (DBT).

The Government has revealed that scientific research in country has witnessed improvement as the impact of published papers and patent filing activity has increased.