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  • CCMB working to make personalised medicine a reality

    CCMB working to make personalised medicine a reality

    Hyderabad (ISW) - One size does not fit all. This applies to medicine, as much as for garments. Some medicines might work on some but not on others. The key to unravel this secret lies in the uniqueness of cells of each one of us. However, unlike...

    18 Feb 2018 8:12 AM GMT
  • Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops

    Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops

    Aligarh (ISW) - Soil bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt, became famous for its connection with genetically modified crops like Bt cotton and Bt brinjal. But it has use beyond GM crops in agriculture. A group of Indian scientists have found new str...

    12 Nov 2017 6:11 AM GMT
  • Researchers engineer crops that kill pests by shutting off their genes

    Researchers engineer crops that kill pests by shutting off their genes

    Berlin (ISJ) - Plants are among many eukaryotes that can 'turn off' one or more of their genes by using a process called RNA interference to block protein translation. Researchers are now weaponizing this by engineering crops to produce specific RNA...

    30 July 2017 8:50 AM GMT
  • Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    An Indian startup company has developed a low-cost battery-operated, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing. Sohum is a unique device, which uses brainstem auditory evoked response to check for hearing response in a newborn. The technology is ...

    17 July 2017 2:17 PM GMT
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