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Biotechnology can be used to improve condition of farmers, says ‘Ethanol man’

October 11, 2021 10:17 am

Dr Chaudhari was speaking at an event held in his honour and hosted by United Western Business Forum at Hotel Sayaji in Wakad. Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol and PMRDA Commissioner Dr Suhas Diwase also attended the programme.

Scientists in Singapore transform fruit leftovers into antibacterial bandages

September 20, 2021 3:14 pm

Compared to conventional bandages, the organo-hydrogel bandages are also able to keep wound areas cooler and moist, which can help accelerate healing.

Agricultural biotechnology: Gene Editing versus Gene Modification

January 30, 2020 5:04 am

India should device an appropriate regulatory system for crop varieties developed through editing of their plant genomes without introduction of any foreign DNA.

Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

November 14, 2018 5:11 pm

The US National Academy of Sciences has declared gene editing one of the breakthroughs needed to improve food production

World Mosquito Day: Will we ever rid this planet of mosquitoes?

October 04, 2018 4:34 pm

Science, technology and decades of invention and research – here are all the advances in the human war against mosquitoes.

India, Cuba agree to enhance cooperation in biotechnology, renewable energy

June 23, 2018 2:37 pm

Kovind, who arrived here on Thursday on the last leg of his three-nation tour which also took him to Greece and Suriname, commenced his engagements here by paying tributes at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi.

Gene therapy, biotechnology can tackle deforestation and air pollution

June 21, 2018 6:03 pm

Biotechnology can help in finding out the level of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 in the air, which is a burning issue in big cities around the world.

Native Australian plants can help clean up chemical spills, restore natural balance: Study

November 27, 2017 7:27 pm

Native plants can be considered to clean up chemical spills and effect bio-remediation, i.e., retention of natural conditions, as per a study.

Biocon Q2 Net flat at Rs 102 crore

October 22, 2014 1:55 pm

Biotechnology major Biocon today reported a flat growth in its consolidated net profit at Rs 102.05 crore for the quarter...

Biocon’s breast cancer drug to hit markets next month

January 19, 2014 1:23 am

The company said the drug, which would be manufactured at its biologics facility in Bangalore, will be sold to the patients at a discount.