India  /  Published 16.10.19

JNU Sanskrit to teach Ayurveda Biology

Jawaharlal Nehru University has made sweeping curriculum changes, including the introduction of an Ayurveda Biology course due to be offered by its Sanskrit school. The changes were cleared at a meeti...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 04.02.19

Firm's claims on ayurveda cancer drug upsets scientists

A private company claimed on Monday it had launched an Ayurvedic drug to combat cancer, angering Calcutta-based government scientists who had worked on the formulation but asserted that the claims are...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 23.06.19

Life, made in a lab

Scientists have created a living organism whose DNA is entirely human-made — perhaps a new form of life, experts said, and a milestone in the field of synthetic biology.Researchers at the Medical Re...
By Carl Zimmer/ New York Times News Service in

Education  /  Published 16.12.19

Shivani Manchanda answers your career queries

I have chosen to study biology and chemistry in Class XII. I am thinking about taking up pharmacy after the Class XII board examinations. What are the career prospects for a graduate in pharmacy (BPh...
By Shivani Manchanda in

Science  /  Published 08.05.20

Time for sciences to come together

Two to tangoThe co-evolution of theory and experiments – when the two tango well – is what clicks. I saw this up close while pursuing my PhD in neuroscience at the Salk Institute for Biological Sc...
By Sumantra Chatterjee in

India  /  Published 01.04.20

CCMB growing coronavirus in labs to study structure

Centre of Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), as part of its research on Covid-19, has started growing large quantities of the killer virus to understand its genome structure useful for developing ...
By PTI in Hyderabad


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