Genes are not destiny: environment and education still matter when it comes to intelligence
Even if intelligence has a genetic basis, this doesn't make educational intervention pointless
Should genetically modified organisms be part of our conservation efforts?
Genome editing and synthetic biology are giving rise to new forms of life. But do these organisms have conservation value as part of earth's …
In 2016, many Indian-origin scientists made it big and got international acclaim for their work. From genetics to nanoelectronics, these …
Illegal GM Soybean: Farmers’ body demands CBI probe into GEAC inaction
The biosafety regulatory body denies receiving any complain about illegal cultivation of GM Soybean in some parts of Gujarat
Genetically modified food: Whose health, whose business
People are concerned about the possibility of eating GM food. Can we not expect the government to ensure that they have the right to choose?
Explained: Works of 3 evolutionary scientists that got them a Nobel
One Briton and two American scientists bag the prestigious award for their work that is meant to create cleaner fuels and treat diseases
GEAC approves field studies of GM mustard on honey bee
Similar approvals for Genetically Modified mustard were also given in March this year by the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee
Why the world is worried about this new biotechnology
In the Convention on Biological Diversity, a moratorium on biotechnology, like genetically engineered mosquitoes, takes centre stage
The world gets a note of caution on gene drives introduction
The Convention on Biological Diversity meeting wants countries to seek “free, prior and informed consent” before introducing new …
हरियाणा के खेत में पैदा किया जा रहा गैरकानूनी बीटी बैंगन
जीएम फ्री इंडिया ने दावा किया है कि हरियाणा के फतेहाबाद जिले में गैरकानूनी तरीके से बीटी बैंगन पैदा किया जा रहा है। इसकी ...