A diet rich in leafy vegetables and minerals can ward off cancer of the mouth, claim researchers.

Indian scientists have developed a kit to detect a disease caused by tapeworm larvae, which doctors often confuse with tuberculosis of the brain.

After 20 years of scepticism, increasing sales have finally convinced industries that genetic engineering holds the key to the future.

Despite using satellites and supercomputers, meteorologists are still baffled by the monsoon, unable to say precisely when it will occur and how good -- or bad -- it will be

Scientists in Bangalore have identified the protein that makes people allergic to the meat of shrimps, crabs and prawns. Now they will be able to develop vaccines against the allergy.

First, the government shook scientific institutions out of their lethargy by applying the brake on funds. Now, its asking them to tie up with industry and show profits in the global market.

Now that they have discovered how chloroquine controls the malaria parasite, scientists hope to use this knowledge to develop more efficient anti malarial drugs.

Indian scientists have developed a computer programme that transforms a huge quantity of genetic data into an easily understood graphic on a computer screen.

With the expertise for HIV culture now available in the country, scientists will be better equipped to tackle AIDS.

Ten persons were killed in March by toxic gas from untreated effluents discharged by Century Rayon's Thane plant. The state pollution control board wants to shut the plant down, but is encountering opposition from the management and the union.