Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

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

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International Route Number 8, which connects Haiti with the Dominican Republic, is empty of large trucks as a result of a transportation strike in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. Workers angry about the nation’s lack of...

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Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their side's third goal of the game during the Champions League Group F soccer match between Manchester United and Atalanta at Old Trafford, Manchester, England.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League group E soccer match between F.C. Barcelona and Dinamo Kyiv at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Juventus' Dejan Kulusevski, bottom, celebrates with Juventus' Moise Kean after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Zenit St. Petersburg and Juventus at the Gazprom...

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Chelsea's Andreas Christensen, center, scores his side's opening goal during the Champions League group H soccer match between Chelsea and Malmo at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London.

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu