In an effort to save the world's dwinilling stock of fish, pharmaceutical and nufritign products industry are turning towards algae-derived polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). Two firmis -

Those tiny, unseeable lifeforms that one so puzzled about till a few decades ago are all set to take noticeable strides into our lives in the future...though they aren't exactly in a hurry. Today,

WASTE WONDERS: This had to happen: domestic and other wastes can go into making objects of daily use. A Canadian company, Low Energies Extrusion Technologies, uses flyash, clay, wire scrap and

American pharmaceutical barons are buying up shares by the lot in biotech firms

The latest durg price control order will boost the MNCs and deprive the common consumer by damaging the small scale sector

A US $131 million-suit has been slapped on pharmaceutical giant Glaxo by 400 former patients. They claim that between 1944 and 1987, Myodil, a medical dye used in spinal x-rays, caused severe side

The Union government plans to introduce a bill in the Parliament to institute a national drug authority which would monitor and control the manufacture and marketing of drugs in India. Although a

BRAIN tonics have proliferated in Pakistan. A report by the Association for the Rational Use of Medication has identified 20 brain tonics in Pakistan, which are freely promoted for a variety of

To foreign tourists, snake charmers symbolise the exotic East and all its mysteries. But snake charmers now have a more useful role to play than being just items of curiosity -- they have formed a

A pharmaceutical multinational in India has set up an incinerator that suits it just fine