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Royal Philips announced it has signed a five-year research alliance with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) aimed at developing innovative HealthTech solutions to address society&rsquo

Cipla Ltd has signed an agreement with Serum Institute of India Ltd to exclusively sell influenza vaccine Nasovac-S in India.

Swiss drugmaker Novartis is raising its bet on smart technology by collaborating with U.S.

Scientists have successfully developed a way to coax embryonic stem cells to become the inner-ear hair cells which are responsible for hearing and sense of balance.

The DNA encoding all life on Earth is made of four building blocks called nucleotides, commonly known as "letters," that line up in pairs and twist into a double helix.

Scientists have developed the first man-made molecular pump, which transports key proteins that cells need to function, that could be used to power artificial muscles.

In a breakthrough, scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, have successfully converted adult human blood cells into neurons.

A group of scientists from India and Germany claimed to have created "micro rockets" out of carbon nanotubes to selectively capture tumour cells from a large population of blood cells.

In what appears to be an effort to increase its focus on healthcare, Infosys will transfer the healthcare business of its US-based, wholly-owned subsidiary Infosys Public Services to itself for a c

India is set to be the third biggest global player in biotechnology and vaccine production by 2025, Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan has said.

The Himachal Pradesh government has formed a task force for the formulation of biotechnology-related policies and implementing them.

A University of Melbourne-led research team has cracked the riddle of how flu-killing immunity cells memorize distinct strains of influenza, which could lead to novel cellular memory-implant techno

Artificial pancreas, designed for blood glucose control in diabetes, face cyber security threats that could put users at risk, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have warned.

Billionaire entrepreneur Patrick Soon-Shiong has raised $100 million for one of the many offshoots of his NantWorks conglomerate, working to duplicate the success of the targeted cancer drug that h

San Francisco-based biotech accelerator IndieBio has pledged to raise the funding per startup accepted into its program from $50,000 to $250,000 going forward.

While it's true that food- and water-borne bacteria cause untold illnesses and even death around the world, a team of researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge Nati

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson of Asia's premier biopharmaceutical enterprise Biocon Ltd., has been ranked No.

The recently released Biotechnology policy (2015-2020) gave a big push to the sector offering a lot to improve the scope of sector in the country.

U.S agrochemical firm Monsanto has not yet giving up on th e proposed takeover of Swiss rival Syngenta. The initial offer of $45 billion by Monsanto was rejected.

While Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar is known to be aggressively pushing for more State Governments granting permission to hold field trials of genetically modified (GM) crops, the United S

iPhone could soon be more than just the thing to take selfies and make calls. Apple is planning to make iPhones into life saving device.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed an initial $75 million toward a new network of disease surveillance sites in developing countries.

36 new drugs were added to the list of essential medicines by the WHO which also includes the ground-breaking new treatment for hepatitis C and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB).

University of Queensland researchers have found that around 12 taste receptors, particularly those that respond to bitter compounds, were expressed in human hearts.