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Discuss the applications of CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors that have revolutionized the genome editing technique.

All life on earth including humans is made up of cells, whose centre is called as the nucleus and has chromosomes inside it. In the nucleus of human cell, there are 23 pairs of chromosomes. The chromosomes are made up of DNA and contain nitrogenous bases which make life possible due to their encoded information. ..

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To enhance the diffusion of space technology and boost the space economy, the government is encouraging the participation of private sector in space activities. In light of the statement, discuss the significance of Indian space Association in providing an impetus to space technology in India.

Government’s announcement for the formation of NSIL and In-Space as a step towards privatization of India’s space initiative drew the attention to the current public dominated set up. Current setup – dominated by government: ISRO – only major organisation launching India’s space initiatives for past many years. DRDO – defense & space research and launch ..

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Despite the huge promise of satellite-based internet connectivity, it hasn’t gained traction on a significant commercial scale, especially in India. Discuss.

Satellite-based internet connectivity involves broadband connection and internet to users by connection from satellites. Benefits offered by Satellite-based internet: High bandwidth – Satellite-based connectivity can function at a peak bandwidth and doesn’t show delays during peak hours. Ability to reach remote and inaccessible locations to provide internet services. Use in multiple applications ranging from smart ..

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To what extent, the Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) set up by NITI Aayog can address societal challenges? Examine critically.

NITI Aayog along with Amazon Web Services have recently set up a Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) that will work on addressing societal challenges around areas like agriculture and healthcare through digital innovation. The NITI Aayog Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center is the first AWS CIC in India. Its utility can be understand through below points – ..

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Indian Neutrino Observatory Greenlit Despite Protests

Despite opposition by locals, the central government has greenlit the Indian Neutrino Observatory to be built in Theni in the south of Tamil Nadu. What is the India-based Neutrino Observatory Project? The India-based Neutrino Observatory Project is a multi-institutional project to build a state of the art underground observatory with a rock cover of 1200 ..

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The Hera Mission

The European Space Agency has greenlit the Hera Mission with the mandate of slamming a spacecraft into an asteroid. What is Hera? The Hera mission is the contribution of the European Space Agency to the international double-spacecraft collaboration. It is named after the Greek goddess of marriage. It is due to travel to the near-Earth ..

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