After more than a year, the Prakash Javadekar led Environment Ministry today finally called a meeting of the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) to decide on field trials for a number of

The next incarnation of powdered food replacement Soylent may come in the form of a single algae superorganism that provides all the nutrients a body needs, according to Soylent creator Rob Rhineha

Rapid alteration of gene pools could fight disease – and harm ecosystems.

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ISLAMABAD: The winner of the 2015 UNESCO Avicenna Prize of Ethics in Science is Pakistani Professor of Biotechnology and bioethicist Zabta Khan Shinwari.

Farmers will undertake many adaptation actions to meet changing climate conditions and will often do so without any government intervention. However, when such actions provide both private and public benefits, the public sector may play a role in how these are developed.

Extension specialists, NGOs, agriculture companies, and farmers from different parts of Punjab deliberated on diverse aspects of genetically modified (GM) crops during the stakeholder’s workshop on

Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) has notified the admission procedure for its five-year integrated courses in Climate Change Adaptation and Biotechnology; B.Sc.

K. Vijay Raghavan is determined to cut through red tape and build up biological science in India.


Despite great strides in some areas of research and development, the nation still has a long way to go.

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While the Narendra Modi government has moved swiftly on a range of environmental issues— approving long-delayed projects, arguably clearing the backlog inherited from the UPA and bringing in proces