Highest gene diversity is saving Africa from Covid-19 onslaught, says Gene scientist
Wildlife forensics is a relatively new field of criminal investigation.
Genetics, maternal malnutrition, poor lifestyle can cause a hole in a baby’s heart in the womb
Cell-free DNA is also called pre-symptomatic cancer testing which can predict if an individual will develop cancer in near or distant future.
The article also throws up interesting facets about how the urban population of Chennai has largely remained isolated and how the Indo-European language speakers from Pakistan have the least in common with Denisovans, an earlier ancestor.
DNA is the "most scientific and conclusive evidence" to convict the perpetrator in sexual assault and rape cases.
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the scientific community after revealing that he had successfully altered the DNA of twin girls born in November 2018 to prevent them from contracting HIV.
Replying to the debate, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said the DNA testing is being done on persons comprising a minuscule percentage of less than one per cent.
The case has damaged China's international reputation in the field, said the Chinese Union of Life Science Societies. This is not the first time Chinese researchers have experimented with human embryo technology.
According to the researchers environmentally- induced epigenetic changes, such as stress and adverse life experiences can affect intelligence genes in humans
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.