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This nod will pave the way for GM field trials for rice, wheat, maize and cotton.
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The Earth`s gravity, or the lack of it, surely affects us in more ways than one, and some of them in unexpected manner - for instance the expression of genes.
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Scientists have found that a single genetic mutation causes mosquitoes to develop resistance to DDT and to insecticides used in anti-malaria nets.
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A team of researchers has identified a single gene in honeybees that separates the queen from the workers.
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Has it ever occurred to you as to what decides the division of labour and roles in an ant colony, known to be highly organised? The genes play this role, says research.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 12:46
A team of scientists have created a biodegradable scaffold that enables sustained, local delivery of gene-silencing factors called siRNA to promote tissue regeneration.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 14:52
The truth behind the unique sex-determination system in honeybees - where males develop from unfertilised eggs and females develop from fertilised eggs - is out.
Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 12:07
Researchers have determined a way to produce more tomato fruit without sacrificing that unique and necessary bushy plant shape.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 22:40
A rice gene that can increase the production of indica rice varieties, which includes basmati, by up to 36 per cent, has been discovered by a group of international scientists.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 12:11
A research group at Bonn University and international collaborators have discovered an "immune gene" in Neanderthals.
Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 17:35
A US policeman who went to a house, armed with his gun, expecting to deal with burglary was surprised when instead of theives he found himself face-to-face with a woman in labour.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 11:48
People with ginger hair can trace their flame-haired heritage back to the first intrepid settlers to arrive in Europe from Africa.
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