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Sydney Brenner (92), a South African-born biologist, has passed away in Singapore on April 5, 2019. He helped decipher the genetic code and his research on a roundworm sparked a new field of human disease research. Brenner shared the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2002 for his contribution to work unraveling how genes control cell ..
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The Union Cabinet approved the extension of the Biomedical Research Career Programme and Wellcome Trust (WT)/DBT India Alliance beyond its initial 10-year term to a new five year phase. The extension is carried for its new 5 year phase from 2019-20 to 2023-24 with the Department of Biotechnology increasing its commitment to two times that ..