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How Other Viral Infections And Genetic Mutations Can Make You Naturally Immune To Covid-19

How Other Viral Infections And Genetic Mutations Can Make You Naturally Immune To Covid-19

Scientists say that immunity from earlier infections of other viruses can make you immune against Covid-19.

27 April 2022
Why Africa Is Least Vulnerable To Covid 19: Know It From Gene Scientist

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

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

14 August 2021

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

Wildlife forensics is a relatively new field of criminal investigation.

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

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

27 October 2020

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

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

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21 February 2020
The Genomic Route To Targeted Cures

The Genomic Route To Targeted Cures

Enabling a sharper understanding of Asian populations, the GenomeAsia 100K project may well shake up our medicine cabinet


14 February 2020
The Case For Gay Gene

The Case For Gay Gene

New research proves that sexual desires depend on one’s DNA. But hormones and social environment also matter


06 December 2019
Results Of Largest Genomic Study Of Asians To Have Impact On Our Understanding Of Population Formations

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...


27 November 2019
'DNA Biggest Weapon Against Rape': Delhi Police, AIIMS Team Up To Curb Sexual Crimes

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

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


14 June 2019
The Government Doesn’t Consider Genetic Disorders Important: I.C. Verma

The Government Doesn’t Consider Genetic Disorders Important: I.C. Verma

Dr I.C. Verma speaks to Outlook on what lawmakers need to address to tackle genetic diseases.


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14 June 2019
Epidermolysis Bullosa: A Rare Genetic Disorder

Epidermolysis Bullosa: A Rare Genetic Disorder

Epidermolysis bullosa is a genetic condition that results in fragility of the skin and mucous membranes, causing blisters after minor trauma or spontaneously.


14 June 2019
'We Are Fighting For Rights Of Families Who Have Children With Rare Genetic Diseases'

'We Are Fighting For Rights Of Families Who Have Children With Rare Genetic Diseases'

Eight-year-old Debosmita Ghosh has spinal muscular atrophy —a rare gene­tic, life-threatening neuromuscular disease.


14 June 2019
'We Need To Move Towards A Cure For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy'

'We Need To Move Towards A Cure For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy'

Karanveer suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a genetic disorder that causes deterioration of muscles and eventually affects organs such as the...


14 June 2019
GNE Myopathy: Why It Is A Bad Dream

GNE Myopathy: Why It Is A Bad Dream

Shilpi Bhattacharya says people with GNE Myopathy face multiple challenges -- finding a job, completing education and getting married. And there is no...


14 June 2019
Am I Going To Live? Genetic Diseases Leave 70 Million Indians At God's Mercy

Am I Going To Live? Genetic Diseases Leave 70 Million Indians At God's Mercy

Inadequate number of geneticists, no insurance cover and an average diagnosing period of seven years have made treatment of genetic diseases a massive challenge


08 February 2019
The Subcontinental Menu

The Subcontinental Menu

From 'forest forensics' in MP to catch sandalwood and teak smugglers to why Chinese supremacists don’t want monasteries to teach Tibetan to young Tibetans...


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22 January 2019
China's Second Gene-Edited Foetus 12-14 Weeks Old: Report

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

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...


08 January 2019
Lok Sabha Passes DNA Technology Regulation Bill

Lok Sabha Passes DNA Technology Regulation Bill

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...


28 November 2018
Following Outcry, Chinese Scientists Halt Controversial Gene-Edited Baby 'Trial'

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

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...


26 October 2018
Leap Into Our Branches

Leap Into Our Branches

Paleogenetics is evolutionary sleuthing. The way DNA sequencing throws light back into the foggy paths of prehistory is explained lucidly by a practitioner.


26 September 2018
Intelligence Genes In Humans Get Affected By Environment

Intelligence Genes In Humans Get Affected By Environment

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



09 September 2017
Cancer And Genes: A Patient’s Guide

Cancer And Genes: A Patient’s Guide

Genetic counselling and ­testing are extremely helpful in ­understanding the risks one might face, says Dr Sudhir Borgonha


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