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Dec 05, 2017
A healthy lifestyle can overcome genetic risk of heart disease: StudyResearchers looked at two gene variants, MC4R and TCF7L2, known to increase the risk of metabolic disorders among study participants
Dec 01, 2017
Study of individual DNA can translate into better healthcareWith DNA testing technologies becoming affordable, the question now is ‘how fast’ rather than ‘if’ genomics will impact healthcare.
Nov 28, 2017
International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology holds a conference on vaccine research on its 30th anniversaryThe International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology started with two components, one in Italy at Trieste and the other in India at New Delhi.
Nov 03, 2017
Allegations against Monsanto of 'unsafe' Bt products and 'health risks' are blatantly inaccurateThe allegations made against Monsanto over lack of safety are completely unsubstantiated. Experts and regulatory authorities worldwide recognize GM foods and crops as being safe.
Oct 30, 2017
War on dengue gets new edge: Scientists develop antiviral to tackle all four types of diseaseScientists at the New Delhi-based ICGEB are in the final stages of developing a new antiviral that promises to tackle all the four types of dengue virus.
Oct 29, 2017
Thanks to Monsanto's reckless practices, Bt toxins in adulterant cottonseed oil may be seeping into your samosasBt cotton seed is being freely blended into refined and other edible oils as non-genetically modified cottonseed oil despite the regulation against it.
Oct 23, 2017
Sharad Pawar slams Maharashtra govt after around 40 farmers die due to pesticide poisoningAfter 40 farmers' deaths due to poisoning by insecticides, NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday blamed the Maharashtra government for easy availability of unlicensed pesticides.
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