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NARO awards biotechnology essay-writing winners...

The essay contest was organized by Uganda Biosciences Information Centre.

Agriculture scientists want review on GMO...

Last year, Parliament adopted the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill 2012 into law on 4th October 2017. It was submitted to President Yoweri Museveni...

How bacteria feast on drugs designed to kill...

"Ten years ago, we stumbled onto the fact that bacteria can eat antibiotics, and everyone was shocked."

Media told to interest public in biotechnology...

“Science that is not well dissected to the masses to easily translate or form policy,” Tumwesigye noted.

Pharmaceutical stirs outrage over price hike...

NextSource Biotechnology in 2013 bought the license for the drug Lomustine from Bristol-Myers Squibb, which sold a 100 milligram pill of the substance...

Response to President's letter on biosafety...

The President did not come out to say anything contrary to what was circulating and what eventually appeared in the traditional media.

Open letter to president on biotechnology...

We need home-grown scientific, technological and innovation revolution to wean ourselves from dependency on foreign simple technologies.

Calls for scientists to simplify information...

Biotechnology is the use of living organisms to develop or make products, for specific use.

Background on biotechnology Bill

Biotechnology is an applied science that derives from the core field of Biology, and the core subject of genetics.

Parliament defers debate on GMO Bill

The bill is meant to provide a regulatory framework to ensure safety in research and development of modern biotechnology in Uganda.

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