In a groundbreaking study, researchers have turned their attention to the fascinating phenomenon of wolf-dog hybridization. This process involves the interbreeding of wolves (Canis lupus) and domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris). The findings of this research are significant as they ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Svante Pääbo was conferred the Nobel Prize in Medicine on October 3, 2022. Key facts Svante Pääbo received the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his pioneering works in the field of paleogenomics – a branch of science dealing with the ..
A study was conducted by the Council of scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Centre for cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB) and the institute of genomics and integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB). The study was published in the scientific journal nucleic acids research. ..
The Gene Editing Tool called CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) has been used for the first time to treat blindness. However, doctors claimed that it will take a month to check if the vision of the patient has ..
The Department of Biotechnology operating under Ministry of Science and Technology has cleared Genome India Project. More than 20 leading institutions including IISc Bengaluru are to participate in the project. Highlights The project will at its first phase take samples ..
On January 6, 2020, the fifth Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference was held at Pune. It was organized by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research. The conference is held twice a year. Highlights The conference is to be ..