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Aug 12, 2017
GM mustard row: SC says 30 days time should be given for raising objections after issuing notificationSC said that if any notification is issued by the Centre for sale of GM food products in the market, one month time should be given for raising objections
Aug 01, 2017
As Modi govt ponders GM mustard crop rollout, scientists warn India could lose her agricultural independenceOn Monday, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the decision on whether or not to roll out genetically modified (GM) mustard will be taken in a little over a month.
Jul 31, 2017
GM mustard row: Will take policy decision on crop rollout in September, Centre tells Supreme CourtThe government has informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it will take decision on allowing rollout of genetically modified (GM) mustard crop in a month
Jul 18, 2017
Indian scientists suspect genetic diseases could be linked to the tradition of marrying within casteThe occurrence of genetic diseases in certain subpopulations in India could be due to genetic isolation caused by endogamous marriages over generations.
Jul 18, 2017
Twin sisters from Northern Ireland are turning to stone, suffer from one-in-two million genetic conditionTwenty-six-year-old twin sisters Zoe Buxton and Lucy Fretwell from Northern Ireland are suffering from an extremely rare genetic condition called Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) that is slowly turning them to stone
Jul 09, 2017
Big data analytics in healthcare: Fuelled by wearables and apps, medical research takes giant leap forwardBig data analytics has decreased the time required to double medical knowledge by half, thus compressing healthcare innovation cycle period
Jun 21, 2017
Environmental activist Vandana Shiva warns of nationwide protest against GM cropsEnvironmental activist Dr Vandana Shiva on Wednesday alleged that the Union government was allowing multinational companies to introduce 'toxins' in the form of genetically modified crops.
Jun 19, 2017
Study called 'Human Project' gears up to recruit and ask 10,000 people to share life's dataResearchers are gearing up to start recruiting participants from across the city next year for a study so sweeping it’s called “The Human Project".
Jun 15, 2017
Genetic study conducted in India, Pakistan confirms Parsis migrated to India from PersiaA new genetic study has confirmed that members of the Parsi community indeed migrated to India from ancient Persia, which is present-day Iran
May 30, 2017
Genetically modified mustard no solution for India’s Rs 64,000 crore edible oil import bill, low farm incomePushing farmers to grow oilseeds again will mean making the crop as attractive as cotton, one of its main competitors for requiring similar agro-climatic conditions.