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Jun 04, 2018
Scientists at the Kerala Agricultural University prepare a mango database for plant breedersNone of the available databases present the mango germplasm in detail, following the standard International Board for Plant Genetic Resources descriptors.
May 22, 2018
CCI approves German giant Bayer's proposed $66 billion acquisition of biotech firm MonsantoFair trade regulator CCI has approved the German giant Bayer's proposed $66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech firm Monsanto
Apr 14, 2018
How ancestry DNA testing is helping people better understand their roots, illnessesThe results of ancestry DNA testing show that humans are hybrids at varying levels, who share a common origin | #FirstCulture
Apr 12, 2018
Women in Science: Dr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brainNeurobiologist Dr Pinky Kain Sharma studies the fruit fly (Drosophila) to answer questions like how information about taste is conveyed to the brain | #WomenInScience | #FirstCulture
Mar 13, 2018
Govt cuts Monsanto's GM cotton seed royalty for second time in two years, may spark another rowIndia has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to Monsanto Co for the second time in two years, potentially fuelling another row with the US company
Jan 04, 2018
Scientists find genetic switch that decides the fate of embryonic stem cellsFor the normal birth or physical development of animals, regulation of their size, shape and number of organs is very critical when an embryo is developing.
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.