Bangladeshi scientists

Over $8m 'to be spent' on legal fees

The government plans to spend $8.25 million on legal assistance over a span of 15 years to take out patents on jute genomes decoded by Bangladeshi scientists.

September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017

RICE FARMING: A green way to cut cost

Bangladeshi scientists have developed the perfect blend of decomposable waste, biochar, friendly bacteria and rock phosphate to make two most-used chemical fertilisers in the country's paddy fields largely unnecessary.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

Over $8m 'to be spent' on legal fees

The government plans to spend $8.25 million on legal assistance over a span of 15 years to take out patents on jute genomes decoded by Bangladeshi scientists.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Two Bangladeshis win special prize

Two Bangladeshis are among a team of scientists and engineers who are to get Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental

January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016

Potato freed of deadly disease

Bangladeshi scientists have successfully field-tested a genetically modified (GM) potato resistant to late blight, one of the most devastating plant diseases caused by fungal attack. After the last trial is over in February, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) will approach regulators for approval of the RB (blight resistant) gene-infused potato.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Vitamin A-enriched 'Golden Rice'

It is undoubtedly great news that Bangladeshi scientists will be conducting field test on a vitamin A-enriched rice variety called Golden Rice, prior to taking it to the production phase.