Go easy on the energy drinks! They could be fatal for people with heart disease
Even a small amount of caffeinated drinks may trigger serious cardiac events.
Six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson's found
Scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson'...
Molecular diagnostic firm Myriad Genetics partners with Positive Bioscience
These tests will help screen for cancer risks and enable families...
NBPGR eyes low-cost methods to store germplasm
"Right now, we are dependent on refrigeration system, where we maintain temperature as low as minus 20 degree Celsius year round.
Activists oppose genetically modified maize trials in Maharashtra
MPKV sources said Monsanto’s GM corn has been sown on 30 guntha of land (0.75 acre) in the university campus with proper isolation.
'Research required before low nicotine tobacco adoption'
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) There needs to be extensive research on the consequences of adoption of very low nicotine level tobacco on farmers, consumers and the environment, experts said on Wednesday.
How humans got rid of many Neanderthal genes after inter-breeding
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) Neanderthal genetic material is found in only small amounts in the genomes of modern humans because, after inter-breeding, natural selection removed large numbers of weakly deleterious Neanderthal gene variants, says a study.
Seed industry is witnessing increased level of activity over field testing of GM seeds
Moreover India has recorded a CAGR of 4% in area under cultivation of GM crops from CY 2010 to CY 2015 whereas Brazil has recorded CAGR of 10%.
iLife Discoveries brings over 50 genetic tests to India
iLife Discoveries is looking at bringing benefits of genetic tests for providing appropriate diagnostics and treatment options for diseases in India
Blood, urine tests can guage genetic risk for prostrate cancer
Men ranked in the highest percentiles for risk in the study have a prostate cancer risk comparable to the breast cancer risk among women.
Chinese scientists publish first genetic map of Tibetan barley
Chinese scientists have published draft genome of Tibetan highland barley which will help to cultivate better strains of Himalayan region's staple food.
Apes show human-like ability to guess what others are thinking
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) Just like us, apes can grasp complex mental states and have the ability to guess what others might be thinking, suggests new research.
Biological pathways: Designing genetic circuits from scratch
Learning to control these pathways is not easy because they keep talking to each other, and there is no reliable way to find out whether one is shut or not.
New in vitro fertilisation techniques help design genetically healthy babies
From helping infertile couples have babies, assisted reproduction techniques has evolved to assist people in having genetically healthy babies.
Umbilical cord blood biz flourishing despite doubts over its benefits
They say stem cell transplantation for treatment is limited to hereditary or genetic conditions, specifically blood disorders.
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