Merck Awarded Canadian CRISPR Nickase Patent for Foundational Genome-Editing Technology
Patent covers paired Cas9 nickase technology to advance gene therapy and research, reduce off-target effects - Marks company's 13th CRISPR patent overall - Actively licensing CRISPR-related patents to interested parties
Novo Nordisk finds Ozempic effective in lowering blood sugar
Publishing the results in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Novo Nordisk has indicated that a trial met its primary endpoint, with Ozempic (semaglutide) injection 1.0 mg demonstrating a statistically significant and superior reduction in HbA1c.
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awardees for Science and Technology announced
The SSB prize is awarded each year on the basis of conspicuously important and outstanding contributions to human knowledge and progress, made through work done primarily in India during the five years, preceding the year of the prize.
IIT-M, Sankara Nethralaya researchers unravel biochemical principles of eye cancer through computer simulations
Retinoblastoma is a childhood tumour that affects one or both eyes of children with 1,500 new cases of paediatric retinoblastoma reported in India every day