Wednesday,October 21,2020 18:41 PM


Disease gene 'edited' in human embryos in...

The lab-created, edited embryos were not allowed to develop beyond a few days, when they comprised a handful of cells.

Background on biotechnology Bill

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

Most mutations in cancer 'are random DNA...

"Two-thirds of the mutations that occur in cancers are due to the mistakes that cells make when they divide."

Why do women live longer than men?

Women on average live 5 years longer than men

Gene editing mulled for improving livestock...

Gene editing "enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes".

Gene therapy 'allows deaf mice to hear'

The breakthrough could pave the way for gene-based treatments.

The first country to approve 'three-parent'...

The technique uses DNA from two women and a man.

Developing world losing its genetic pool...

“I have looked at how some institutions that don’t care what is going on how our soils and plants are being sheared."

Gene variant may drive hunger for high-fat...

"Even if you tightly control the appearance and taste of food, our brains can detect the nutrient content."

Obama links US Olympic success to genetic...

"Recently we all saw the Olympics and you know, not to brag but the United States did very well."


Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

Kawempe neonatal ICU gets new equipment

The health minister, Dr Ruth Aceng, urged health workers to use the new facilities to save the newborns.