New technologies could revolutionize drug discovery:

2016-11-15 10:38:41

The cost to develop a new pharmaceutical drug has more than doubled over the past ten years to $2.6 billion. These high costs make a drug failure extremely detrimental to a company\'s financial outlook. Endonovo\'s Cytotronics is being developed as a high-fidelity drug development and toxicology testing platform designed to catch problems early on.By Team ABLEUS-headquartered, a lea

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FDA rejects Dynavax’ HEPLISAV-B vaccine; calls for resubmission of Biologics License Application

2016-11-15 10:37:19

The US FDA rejected Dynavax’ hepatitis B vaccine for the second time in three years, casting doubts on the drug developer\'s ability to bring its main drug to the market on its own.By Team ABLECalifornia-located Dynavax Technologies Corporation has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its Biologics License Application (BLA) for HEPLI

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Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates CSIR’s Platinum Jubilee Techno-Fest 2016

2016-11-15 10:35:20

Dr Harsh Vardhan, highlighted CSIR’s efforts to showcase its knowledgebase that it has delivered to the nation during its journey of 75 years through its mega expo, CSIR Platinum Jubilee Technofest 2016By Team ABLEOn Sunday, November 13, 2016, The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) celebrated its Platinum Jubilee for this year. The Union Minister of Science & Technology an

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India on a mission to end TB: ICMR acts under PM Narendra Modi’s vision to curb TB

2016-11-14 06:57:18

In a new initiative, ICMR’s India TB Research and Development Corporation will bring together all major national and international stakeholders to develop new tools for TB diagnosis and intervention. By Team ABLEIn a pledge to make India Tuberculosis (TB) free, ICMR has stepped up efforts to takes a lead in TB research in a unique mission mode to end the disease that looms the country at large.

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North Eastern states focus on agricultural development

2016-11-14 06:54:47

Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh highlights the importance of bio-diversity, bio-cycling, soil-bio as an integrated approach to organic farming By Team ABLEAt a recently held agriculture event, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Mr Radha Mohan Singh has said that there are unlimited potentialities of agriculture in North Eastern states, therefore, Central Government is focusing exclus

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IBM Watson to help researchers unearth data on tumors’ drug resistant to treatment

2016-11-14 06:51:19

The five-year, $50 million project will study thousands of drug resistant tumors and draw on Watson\'s computational and machine learning methods to help researchers understand how cancers become resistant to therapies.By Team ABLEIBM Watson Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have announced a research initiative aimed at discovering the basis of cancer drug resistance. The five year

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Manipal University signs MoU With STEERLife to establish an in-house Centre of Excellence

2016-11-10 07:51:22

Manipal to have a Centre of Excellence  for the industry and academia to work together to develop innovative pharmaceutical solutionsBy Team ABLEManipal University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with STEERLife to establish a Centre of Excellence located at the Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS) campus. The center will combine industrial expertise, academic prowess couple

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Controlling plant regeneration systems may drive the future of agriculture

2016-11-10 07:49:37

A team of Belgian scientists have discovered a key protein complex that controls plant tissue repair. Understanding this mechanism is of great agricultural importance.By Team ABLEThe ability to self-repair damaged tissue is one of the key features that define living organisms. Plants in particular are regeneration champions, a quality that has been used for centuries in horticultural techniques su

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Praj offers solutions to reduce smog from agri-waste; and alternatively produce bio-ethanol

2016-11-10 07:47:07

Praj Industries has a solution to avoid fires and smog. The company has developed a long-term solution to the farmer’s challenge of disposing off agri residue and turning it into 2nd generation bio-ethanol.By Team ABLEIn early October 2016, NASA Earth Observatory ( satellites detected small fires in Punjab, and those number of fires increased rapidly in the foll

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First International Agrobiodiversity Congress concludes; Delhi Declaration on Agrobiodiversity Management released

2016-11-10 07:44:51

The declaration released at the 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress in New Delhi said that the Congress has invited researchers to employ modern technologies including genomic, space, computational, and nano-technologies for characterization, evaluation and trait discovery using genetic resources.By Team ABLEThe first International Agrobiodiversity Congress held in New Delhi from November

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