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Ethicists argue for prioritizing safety over speed in pushing for coronavirus vaccine approvals

Kaylan Ray | Deccan Herald | 
[W]ithin six months of SARS-CoV-2 appearing on the scene, over 140 vaccine candidates are in the pipeline and clinical trials ...
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Indian scientists criticize misrepresentation of GM mustard by anti-GMO protesters

Kalyan Ray | Deccan Herald | 
The National Academy of Agriculture Sciences on Wednesday torpedoed the arguments of the anti-GM lobby on the indigenous genetically modified ...
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India’s National Academy of Agriculture Sciences backs commercialization of GM mustard

Deccan Herald | 
Agriculture scientists came out in the open on Monday, backing the indigenous genetically modified mustard, which they said would lead ...

Amid increasing legume demand, India looks to transgenic varieties to increase production

Deccan Herald | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The Modi government is ...

Your cat’s genome may help you out in old age

Deccan Herald | 
The cat genome is out of the bag, and has already helped to pinpoint a gene involved in kidney disease ...

Indian government delays approved GM crop field trials following pressure

Deccan Herald | 
The Centre has put on hold field trials of genetically-modified (GM) crops following pressure from the Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM) ...

Indian scientists form high tech group to educate politicians on GM crops

Deccan Herald | 
Stung by adverse political reactions on genetically modified crops, agriculture scientists have formed a 12-member pressure group comprising top scientists ...

Top Indian science panel backs GM crops

Deccan Herald | 
A top scientific panel of the government has favoured introduction of more genetically modified crops in the country under strict ...

Malaria genome sequencing brings hope

Kalyan Ray | Deccan Herald | 
The search for a vaccine against malaria remains high on the global research agenda for many years. The parasites being ...

India: GM rice rakes up controversy, Agro-Biodiversity committee wants pro-GM chairman out

Deccan Herald | 
The new genetically engineered rice named as “Designer Rice” is raking up fresh controversy. The difference of opinion has already ...
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