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  • microRNA

    Why in News Recently, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have identified a specific microRNA (miRNA) called...

    09 Jun 2020 Biotechnology

  • Measures Related to Biosafety Regulations

    Why in News The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology has taken measures to streamline the biosafety regulation for...

    01 Jun 2020 Biotechnology

  • Banana Covid: A Novel Fungal Strain

    Why in News Recently, a novel fungus strain Fusarium wilt TR4 has started infecting the Banana plantations in India. It has been described as the...

    29 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • Neutralising Antibodies Against Covid-19

    Why in News Recently, a study conducted on the hospital staff in France has shown that almost all doctors and nurses who got mild forms of Covid-19...

    27 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • Tea, Immunity & Coronavirus

    Why in News During a webinar organised on the occasion of International Tea Day, the Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal...

    26 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • Alternative Dwarfing Genes in Wheat

    Why in News Recently, scientists at Pune based Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), have mapped two alternative dwarfing genes Rht14 and Rht18 in...

    22 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • Ashwagandha and Anti-Covid-19 Drug

    Why in News Recently, researchers of IIT-Delhi in collaboration with Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology...

    19 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • ELISA Antibody Kits

    Why in News Recently, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved the first batch of antibody testing kits called “Covid KAVACH...

    15 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • Z-scan Method for Parkinson’s Disease

    Why in News Recently, scientists from IIT (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad and CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (Kolkata) have developed...

    15 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • National Biomedical Resource Indigenization Consortium

    Why in News Recently, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has launched a National Biomedical Resource Indigenization Consortium (NBRIC) to drive...

    14 May 2020 Biotechnology

  • Conversion of Surplus Rice to Ethanol

    Why in News Recently, the Central government has allowed the conversion of surplus rice to ethanol. Ethanol produced from this will be used for...

    24 Apr 2020 Biotechnology

  • Reverse Vaccinology

    Why in News The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University has developed a vaccine candidate (i.e. potential vaccine) against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19)...

    23 Apr 2020 Biotechnology

  • Sequencing Novel Coronavirus

    Why in News India has shared nine whole genome sequences of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) with the Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza...

    08 Apr 2020 Biotechnology

  • Effect of BCG Vaccine on Covid-19

    Why in News Recently, Doctors and scientists in India have expressed caution on a study, which argues that countries that have deployed the...

    03 Apr 2020 Biotechnology

  • COVID-19 and Medical Solutions

    Why in News According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the virus SARS-CoV-2, has caused the world’s largest pandemic infecting nearly...

    30 Mar 2020 Biotechnology

  • Antibody Kits for COVID-19

    Why in News Recently, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has invited manufacturers to supply 5 lakh antibody kits for diagnosis of...

    27 Mar 2020 Biotechnology

  • MACS 4028 Wheat Variety

    Recently, scientists from Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, have developed a biofortified durum wheat variety MACS 4028. ARI Pune is an...

    26 Mar 2020 Biotechnology

  • Whiteflies Resistant Variety of Cotton

    Why in News Recently, the National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow has developed a whiteflies-resistant variety of...

    21 Mar 2020 Biotechnology

  • Role of Lipids in Infectious Diseases

    Why in News Researchers at IIT-Bombay are using biologically active lipid molecules as chemical biology tools to understand their biological...

    20 Mar 2020 Biotechnology

  • Starch-based Materials to Stop Blood Loss

    Why in News Recently, scientists from the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) have developed a starch-based ‘hemostat’...

    18 Mar 2020 Biotechnology

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