Spurious seeds raise the hackle of leading industry players

2018-02-23 08:10:05

The widespread circulation of spurious seeds in various states by small and unorganized seeds has been giving very bad name to the Rs 20,000 crore organized seed industry.  By Team ABLELeading industry players have decided to take the issue head on and have started off with a meeting with the Minister of State for Agriculture, Mr Parshotam Rupala and senior agriculture ministry officials in N

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Scripps Research Institute’s stroke drug demonstrates safety in clinical trial

2018-02-23 08:04:56

A preliminary Phase 2 clinical trial has demonstrated that patients with acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, can safely tolerate high doses of 3K3A-APC, a promising anti-stroke drug invented at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). By Team ABLEA preliminary Phase 2 clinical trial has demonstrated that patients with acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke, can safe

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University of Southern California scientists discover new AI system to help check TB spread in India

2018-02-23 08:04:04

Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system that can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis in India.By Team ABLEScientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system that can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis in India more effectively than public outreach campaigns.The algorithm is also optimized

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Merck, WuXi AppTec launch Biotech Incubator in Israel

2018-02-21 08:23:24

The incubator will focus on pre-seed and early stage biotechnology startups and will operate with a five-year budget of 20 million euros ($25 million).By Team ABLEGermany-based multinational chemical, pharmaceutical, and life sciences company The Merck Group has partnered with Shanghai-based pharmaceutical company WuXi AppTec Group to launch ExploreBio pharma and biotech startup incubator in Israe

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ICMR invites applications for Summer 2018 MedTech Internship Program

2018-02-21 08:16:51

The application for Summer 2018 ICMR-IITKGP-IIMA Med Tech Internship Award is now open By Team ABLEWith an aim to encourage cross-disciplinary interaction of young students/researchers of medical, engineering and business domain, under the ICMR-IITKGP and ICMR-IIMA MoU, a student exchange program has been introduced. This student-student interaction is expected to enrich either side and make the t

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Indian, UK scientists discover origami-like farming solutions

2018-02-21 08:14:55

Scientists from UK and India have discovered a disposable diagnostic technology that uses origami to process complex biochemical tests that can help farmers develop very low-cost diagnostics to improve the health of livestock.By Team ABLEScientists from the UK and India have discovered a disposable diagnostic technology that uses paper folding, akin to origami, to process complex biochemical tests

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Global science community mourns Nobel laureate Günter Blobel’s death

2018-02-21 08:13:20

Günter Blobel’s observations were central to uniting the fields of molecular biology, which deals primarily with proteins and nucleic acids, and cell biology.By Team ABLEGünter Blobel, a Nobel Prize-winning Rockefeller biologist who discovered the mechanisms by which proteins are targeted for delivery to specific locations within cells, died on February 18th at the age of 81. Blobel joined the

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Kitsault Energy (KE) to help India, Canada develop biofuel

2018-02-21 05:23:33

Kitsault Energy (KE) has announced its plans to turn waste into energy in India and Canada using a Proprietary and Patented process. By Team ABLEThe waste includes legacy waste wood from pulp and paper plants, municipal solid waste, road waste, food waste, animal manure, and invasive species such as Gando Baval in India. The press release said that the process produces high-energy water-repellent

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India is committed to reforms in health service delivery using ICT under Digital India Program: Union Minister J P Nadda

2018-02-21 05:22:17

Health Minister Nadda highlighted that India has  rolled out large scale IT systems in different \nareas of healthcare ecosystem such as integrated health surveillance \nprogram, public health management, hospital information system, supply \nchain management, online services, tele-medicine, program monitoring and\n mHealth. By Team ABLEAt the Global Digital Health Partnership Summit at Canbe

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Indian Bio-medical Skill Consortium formed to boost biomedical skills in India

2018-02-21 05:18:30

The development of biomedical skill sector in India received a boost with the formation of the Indian Bio-medical Skill Consortium in partnership with AMTZ, QCI and AIMED. By Team ABLEThe development of biomedical skill sector in India received a boost with the formation of the Indian Bio-medical Skill Consortium in partnership with Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), Quality Council of India (QCI

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