User: indiatogether Topic: Agriculture
Category: GM Crops
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Ease of business? GM research firms look abroad as tighter norms threaten at home 19.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
While India has climbed 30 rungs in the World Bank's ease-of-doing-business ladder and Moody's has raised the country's credit rating because of its reform push, for the agri-biotechnology industry the degree of difficulty has increased to such an extent that even home-bred companies are either relocating or expanding their research presence abroad.
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Gut bacteria linked to multiple sclerosis 19.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The composition of gut bacteria -- the presence of microbiota in the digestive tracks -- at a young age may contribute to the onset and further progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease, a new study found.
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Bollworm attack: compensate cotton farmers, says Pawar 18.11.2017 Hindu: News
NCP chief visits Yavatmal district, meets affected farmers
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India to be testing ground for questionable genetic control of mosquitoes? 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
If approved by its regulators, India will become testing ground for a new but controversial technology that its US developers claim can wipe out malaria from the country.
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Pink bollworm may eat up half of State’s cotton crop 17.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Warning of unprecedented loss, experts call for quick action to curb spread
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IISc. team wins gold at iGEM 2017 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Triumphed over 300 other teams from around the world
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Novel gene therapy may store partial vision, suggests study 12.11.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Novel gene therapy may store partial vision, suggests study
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Can gene drive wipe out all mosquitoes? 11.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
It also has potential to eliminate pests infecting crops
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Novartis presents data at ASH for patients with serious blood disorders like lymphoma, leukemia and sickle cell disease 11.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Novartis presents data at ASH for patients with serious blood disorders like lymphoma, leukemia and sickle cell disease
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Novel gene therapy may restore partial vision 11.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
US researchers have developed a new gene therapy that may help patients, who have lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease, to see well enough to navigate a maze.
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Gene therapy helps treat boy’s life-threatening skin disease — a first 11.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
He was ailing from Epidermolysis bullosa that had destroyed about 80 per cent of the epidermis.
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Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops 10.11.2017 BusinessLine - Science
Soil bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt, became famous for its connection with genetically modified crops such as Bt cotton and Bt brinjal. But it has its use in agriculture beyond GM crops. A gr...
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ICRISAT researchers make peanuts free of aflatoxin 9.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Dual strategy involves inserting 2 alfalfa genes into the plants to boost immunity and gene silencing technique to prevent any toxin production
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Mere touch of Bt cotton can cause impotency, says Rajasthan agri minister (Comment: Special to IANS) 9.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Does Bt cotton cause impotency? This startling claim was made by Rajasthan's minister for agriculture, Prabhu Lal Saini, while talking to reporters on the sidelines of the Global agritechnology meeting at Udaipur.
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Do not need GM crops, can increase farmers' income with innovation: Rajasthan Minister 7.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Farmers' income can be increased without adopting Genetically Modified (GM) crops, said a Rajasthan Minister on Tuesday, adding that his government had achieved the feat by bringing innovations in traditional farming practices and encouraging farmers to harvest cash crops.
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Human stem cells may pave way for diabetes treatment 7.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Human stem cells can be used to produce insulin-producing cells that in the future can be transplanted into diabetes patients, a new study has shown.
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U.S, India avoid contentious issues in agriculture talks 4.11.2017 Hindu: Industry
“Our intent was not to dive into issues where there are differences, but look at areas of commonality,” says U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary McKinney
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Trade mission successful, IPR to be respected: US official 3.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
US Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Ted McKinney on Friday said the agriculture trade mission he led to India ended on a "positive" note, adding the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of biotech companies would be respected.
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US nudges India to lower agriculture tariffs 3.11.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
The US has nudged India to keep agricultural tariffs lower even as it has sought greater access in the markets here for American almonds, cranberries, olives, pulses and lentils among others.
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Are science and public opinion at odds because they don't talk to each other? 3.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Many an agitation against big projects accused of endangering livelihoods and environs are a product of activists raising a hue and cry on the basis of ambiguous science communication. Science and technology needs more direct interaction with people.
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