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UK researchers to study ways to curb TB in cattle

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 19:43

UK researchers are embarking on a 1-million-pound study to establish the extent to which badgers are responsible for spreading tuberculosis (TB) in cattle.

Call for developing DNA identification cards

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 19:10

DNA identification cards can be developed for Indian citizens to serve as a single comprehensive identity cards, said speakers at a conference on DNA here Saturday.

Frederick Sanger, double Nobel prize winner, dies

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:16

Tributes were paid on Wednesday to the biochemist Frederick Sanger, the "father of genomics" and the only person to win the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice, following his death at the age of 95.

Plankton DNA sequencing uncovers secrets of white cliffs of Dover

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 13:37

Researchers in a major international project have sequenced the genome of Emiliania huxleyi, the microscopic plankton species whose chalky skeletons form the iconic white cliffs of Dover.

New `tree of life` created to study fish evolution

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 12:47

Fishes account for over half of vertebrate species but knowledge about relationships among its various types is still unknown.

Company announces low-cost DNA decoding machine

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 10:37

A biotechnology company announced it has developed a machine to decode an individual`s DNA in a day for $1,000, a long-sought price goal for making the genome useful for medical care.