Many new pest varieties are sneaking into India. To prevent this, a quarantine bill draft is under consideration of the Union ministry for agriculture. Even though the quarantine stations have

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Products designed by premier scientific institutions fail to find the pulse of the market

WHO reports on the growing genetic divide

Accord on global management of biotech foodstuffs

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A fleeting reappearance of plague exposes India's lack of preparedness

A simple blood test might be used successfully to predict the chances of a person contracting lung cancer. Researchers at Columbia University, New York, USA, used blood samples that had been

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Radioisotopes are used for a variety of diagnostic tests in medicine. Now D Murnick of Rutgers University, USA, and colleagues have pioneered the use of stable isotopes