Gargi Parsai

NEW DELHI: The Project Directorate on Poultry (PDP), Hyderabad, under the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR), has developed transgenic chicken for therapeutic purposes by transferring a gene from a different species into chicken.

Researchers Create Sugar From Sunlight In US Lab

Washington: In what could be claimed a major breakthrough, scientists have produced sugar from solar energy, using plant, bacterial, frog and fungal enzymes.

Our understanding of when fishes evolved into tetrapods


A scientist in the Institute of Life Science (ILS) here, a research body functioning under department of biotechnology, government of India, on Monday claimed to have discovered that the extract of mangrove plants can cure breast cancer.

London: Call it pork in a petri dish

New information on how plants breathe may help scientists engineer plants that require less water, according to a report published this month in Nature Cell Biology.

The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, in association with Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) is organising an Indo-US Workshop on Epigenetic Regulation and Genome Control from December 16-18. Dr S.K.

The breakthrough paves the way for predictive healthcare and the possibility of identifying why certain people (with particular gene sequences) do not respond to certain medications, and what diseases a particular gene carrier, or a population, is likely to develop.

Breakthrough In Rabbits Helps Them Mate; May Help Grow Complex Body Parts

Washington: Researchers have engineered artificial penises in rabbits, using cells from the animals, who then used their new organs to father baby rabbits.