Scientists decode genome of a bacterium with medical and industrial uses

smokescreen: Two persons were charred to death and 25 injured in a major fire at pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy's factory in Mohali, Punjab, on June 11. The blaze was preceded by blasts at the

UK panel endorses South's stand on intellectual property rights

With the help of a chemical, diabetes sufferers with early symptoms could be prevented from developing the disease completely, research has suggested. Trials found that a specific peptide

Developing countries also fear the huge costs associated with greener technologies, which will be unbearable by their domestic industries. It could make their goods uncompetitive in western markets.

However, the Doha declaration does not take a decision on whether countries with insufficient or no manufacturing capacities in the pharmaceutical sector will be allowed to import generic drugs to

The European Union buckles under the pressure of the developing countries to reduce agricultural subsidies


A catalytic reaction that uses oxygen to help eliminate undesirable forms of alcohol

Viruses that kill bacteria