Union Minister of state for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh recently dedicated Indian Biological Data Center (IBDC) to the nation. What is Indian Biological Data Center? The Indian Biological Data Center is India’s first national repository for life science data. ..
2023 Breakthrough Prizes conferred to individuals who made key contributions in the scientific growth. Key facts The Breakthrough Prizes are international awards conferred under three categories – mathematics, fundamental physics and life sciences. These awards give recognition to scientific advances ..
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The US President Joe Biden appointed Dr Renee Wegrzyn as the inaugural director of the ARPA-H (Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health) and detailed her role during his speech on the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s moonshot speech ..
The 17th edition of Asia’s largest biotechnology and life sciences forum, ‘BioAsia 2020’ recently commenced in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana. The three-day event began with the theme of ‘Today for Tomorrow’. More than 2000 delegates from as many as ..
The Union Science and Technology (S&T) and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has recently launched ‘UMMID (Unique Methods of Management and treatment of Inherited Disorders)’ initiative to tackle inherited genetic diseases of newborn babies. The aim of the new initiative ..
The researchers in the United States (US) have found that Electronic Cigarettes (ECs) produce a stress response in brain stem cells. They identified the mechanism underlying EC-induced stem cell toxicity as “Stress-Induced Mitochondrial Hyper-fusion (SIMH) using cultured mouse neural stem ..