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  • Animal Rearing

    Why in News? Recently, the Prime Minister launched the National Animal Disease Control Programme, to control and eradicate the Foot & Mouth...

    30 Sep 2019 Biotechnology

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    30 Sep 2019 Biotechnology

  • Biotechnology Sector in India

    This article is based on “Different peas in different pods” which appeared in The Hindu on 26/09/2019. It talks about challenges...

    26 Sep 2019 Biotechnology

  • Genetically modified Aedes aegypti

    Recently, genes from genetically-modified Aedes aegypti mosquito were found to have been transferred to naturally-occurring Aedes aegypti mosquito...

    19 Sep 2019 Biotechnology

  • Hydrogels with Tunable Bactericidal Activities

    Recently, researchers at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata has fabricated Hydrogels which can be tuned with...

    09 Sep 2019 Biotechnology

  • Coprolite

    The scientists have found the oldest parasite DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) in the Coprolite of a prehistoric Puma in Argentina. Coprolites are...

    29 Aug 2019 Biotechnology

  • Growing Human Organs in Animals

    Scientists in Japan have received the permission of the government to try growing human organs in animals. The research led by Hiromitsu Nakauchi,...

    02 Aug 2019 Biotechnology

  • Producing New Antibiotics Through Robotics

    Researchers have produced a new class of antibiotics, known as class II Polyketides, by using robotics to engineer Escherichia coli (E. coli), a...

    22 Jul 2019 Biotechnology

  • Project Manav

    A human atlas initiative named Manav has been launched by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Persistent Systems, a biotechnology...

    06 Jul 2019 Biotechnology

  • Arogyapacha: ‘Miracle Plant’

    Scientists from the University of Kerala have decoded the genetic make-up of Arogyapacha (Trichopus zeylanicus), a highly potent medicinal plant...

    24 Jun 2019 Biotechnology

  • Unapproved Sowing of Genetically Modified Crops

    The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has sought a detailed report on the sowing of unapproved Genetically Modified (GM)...

    14 Jun 2019 Biotechnology

  • Jumping Genes in Gene Editing

    The scientists have recently discovered a technique using “jumping genes” for genetic editing. It could offer a seamless, safer...

    14 Jun 2019 Biotechnology

  • Golden Rice

    The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and its partners, the Philippines Rice Research Institute and the Bangladesh Rice Research...

    23 May 2019 Biotechnology

  • Synthetic Genome

    Researchers at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Britain reported that they had rewritten the DNA of the bacteria...

    17 May 2019 Biotechnology

  • Mapping Tissues

    Recently, Department of Biotechnology (DBT) launched ‘MANAV: Human Atlas Initiative’, a project for mapping every tissue of the human...

    13 May 2019 Biotechnology

  • Approval of Dengue Vaccine by USFDA

    Dengvaxia has been approved by the US Food & Drug Administration, the first dengue vaccine to get the regulatory nod in the US. Need for Dengue...

    08 May 2019 Biotechnology

  • The Problem of Drug Resistance in India

    This editorial is based on the article 'Drug-resistant diseases could kill 10 million a year by 2050' which appeared in "The Hindu" on April 29,...

    01 May 2019 Biotechnology

  • BT Cotton in India - Problems and Solutions

    This editorial is based on two articles “White gold: How a revolution was reversed” which appeared in Indian Express on 21st march,...

    11 Apr 2019 Biotechnology

  • A Reckless Experiment: on Gene-edited Babies

    (The editorial is based on the article “A reckless experiment: on gene-edited babies” which appears in The Hindu for 24th January 2019....

    24 Jan 2019 Biotechnology

  • National Medical Devices Promotion Council to be set up

    The government has decided to set up the National Medical Devices Promotion Council (NMDPC) to boost manufacturing, attract investments and promote...

    15 Dec 2018 Biotechnology

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