ATLANTA, April 26: Disease hunters are using genetic sequencing in their investigation of the ongoing food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, a technique that is revolutionizing the detection of germs in food.

NASA scientists in an unprecedented study have found that space travel may alter gene expression. The study involved astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a year in space and his identical twin Mark who stayed on Earth.

Genetic resources and biodiversity for food and agriculture

KATHMANDU, July 27: The genetic lab has come into operation at Bir Hospital, the country's oldest and biggest health facility, from Wednesday.