Friday, Dec 02, 2022

Genetics- Genes- DNA- etc

Why Africa Is Least Vulnerable To Covid 19: Know It From Gene Scientist

Aug 14, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Highest gene diversity is saving Africa from Covid-19 onslaught, says Gene scientist

Forensic Science Lab In Delhi’s Rohini To Start Animal DNA Test To Help Solve Wildlife-Related Crime

Aug 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Wildlife forensics is a relatively new field of criminal investigation.

Genes, Malnutrition, And A Hole In Your Baby's Heart

Genetics, maternal malnutrition, poor lifestyle can cause a hole in a baby’s heart in the womb

Cancer Research Day: Can Cell-free DNA Test Predict Cancer In An Individual?

Sep 24, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Cell-free DNA is also called pre-symptomatic cancer testing which can predict if an individual will develop cancer in near or distant future.

Results Of Largest Genomic Study Of Asians To Have Impact On Our Understanding Of Population Formations

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.

27 November, 2019

'DNA Biggest Weapon Against Rape': Delhi Police, AIIMS Team Up To Curb Sexual Crimes

Outlook Web Bureau

DNA is the "most scientific and conclusive evidence" to convict the perpetrator in sexual assault and rape cases.

22 January, 2019

China's Second Gene-Edited Foetus 12-14 Weeks Old: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

08 January, 2019

Lok Sabha Passes DNA Technology Regulation Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

28 November, 2018

Following Outcry, Chinese Scientists Halt Controversial Gene-Edited Baby 'Trial'

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

26 September, 2018

Intelligence Genes In Humans Get Affected By Environment

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the researchers environmentally- induced epigenetic changes, such as stress and adverse life experiences can affect intelligence genes in humans

Photo Gallery

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.

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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

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

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.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

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.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man


It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz