Science turns to faith for GM seeds
Nobel laureate Richard Roberts approaches Pope, other religious leaders for their support to genetically modified seeds.
CCI begins public consultation on Bayer-Monsanto deal
Issuing a public notice inviting comments from everyone affected or likely to be affect...
Genetically modified mosquito could help fight Zika
Genetically modified mosquitoes that would help fight the Zika virus are getting attentio...
Discovery of simple method to extract DNA claimed
Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IANS) Iraqi scientists at Al-Qasim Green University claim to have found a "universal, rapid and inexpensive" method for the isolation of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) from the blood of a wide range of species for genomic studies.
Twins may share genetic cancer risk
The risk of developing this disease is 12 times higher if the fraternal twin has developed it.
'GM crops safe but not ultimate solution'
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Refuting claims that genetically-modified (GM) crops are hazardous or would be monopolised by multinational companies, scientists say the "controversial crops" are perfectly fine as well as a need of the hour.
Genetically-modified yeast yields powerful painkillers
The technique can be adapted to produce many cheap plant-derived compounds to fight cancers, infectious diseases and chronic conditions.
One more GM cotton on the way -- this one's home-grown
Bengaluru, Sep 11 (IANS) While the controversy over Monsanto's Bt cotton has not yet died down, a new transgenic variety is at India's doorsteps -- this one developed by the country's own scientists.
Genetic testing is taking medicine to an all new extreme
The technology, called preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), can be used in conjunction with in-vitro fertilization to test for genetic disease and genetic predispositions.
Explore option of genetically modified pulses: NITI member
Dal prices have seen a spike to even Rs 200 per kilogram in some cities over the past few months, forcing the government to import more pulses.
iGenetic diagnostics raises Rs 130 crore from CDC Group Plc and Manipal Group
This marks the investment debut of CDC Group and MEMG after they launched a Rs 500 cr fund for healthcare-focused investments beyond the conventional hospital services as reported by ET last week.
New genetic form of obesity, diabetes discovered
CPE deficiency is a recessive condition, so a person would need to inherit the altered genetic sequence from both parents to be affected.
Monsanto settles Rs300cr royalty dispute with 3 local seed cos
Mahyco Monsanto Biotech Ltd (MMBL), a joint venture firm of Monsanto, has sub-licensed Bt cotton seed technology to various domestic seed companies since 2002.
Allow import of genetically-modified soyabean from US, industry tells government
The US is keen to export soyabean to India to increase its earnings from agricultural exports to the country, which stood at $1.33 billion in 2015.
Group of secretaries calls for fixing genetically modified crop regulatory issues
A group of secretaries has recommended fast tracking of Biosafety Regulatory Level 1 (BRL1) trial and for resolving regulatory issues of GM crops.
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