Category Archives: Bio Technology

Retinal nerve cells grown in lab

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a method to efficiently turn human stem cells into retinal nerve cells that transmit visual signals from the eye to the brain for […]

Pink bollworm affects Bt cotton

Disheartening stories of Bt cotton farmers are unfolding across Raichur district, which is one of the major cotton growing districts in the State.

Genome Editing and its controversy

What is a genome ? The genome of an organism is the whole of its hereditary information encoded in its DNA. Within DNA there is a unique chemical code that […]

Image pearl farming

It is possible to get an image or design of your choice embossed on pearls while they are being formed in the oysters – “Image pearl farming” is all about such […]

Integrated farming

Integrated Farming (IF) is a whole farm management system which aims to deliver more sustainable agriculture. It can be applied to any farming system around the world. It involves attention […]

BIOSTIMULATION

Introduction ∗ Biostimulation involves the modification of the environment to stimulate existing bacteria capable of bioremediation

BIOLEACHING

Introduction ∗ Bioleaching is the extraction of metals from their ores through the use of living organisms.