Tuesday, November 30, 2021


‘Missing baby’ back in Kerala, now all eyes on DNA test results

Anupama, who is on a sit-protest in front of the Kerala State Council for Child Welfare (KSCCWC) on Monday expressed happiness at the arrival of baby from Andhra Pradesh

Y chromosomes not junk after all !

They have vital regulatory functions, reveals a study led by CCMB scientist

NASA team develops technique to protect ISS from radiation risk

This measurement established each astronaut's inherent sensitivity to radiation.

Relicts of ancient marine life

This deep-sea creature is long-armed, bristling with teeth, and the sole survivor of 180 million years of evolution

DNA vaccines for Covid-19 effective in mice, hamsters: Study

DNA vaccines are often hard to deliver into cells. But, the team from the National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, coupled electroporation with the delivery of the DNA vaccination.

WhatsApp sues Indian govt over chat ‘traceability’

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had asked social media platforms to abide by the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules

UoH BioNEST startup 30M develops DNA extraction kit

The 30M Genomics, a startup incubated at ASPIRE-BioNEST at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has developed a unique technology, ‘AmpReady’ to extract DNA from any kind of biological sample

‘Modern humans mixed regularly with Neanderthals in Europe’

In the first study, Mateja Hajdinjak and team from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany, examined oldest tooth and fragmentary remains of three individuals from Bacho Kiro Cave

World’s oldest DNA sheds light on how mammoths evolved: Study

According to the scientists, including those from the Swedish Museum of Natural History, this is the first time that DNA has been sequenced and authenticated from million-year-old specimens.

Rapid blood test to detect severe disease risk of Covid patients

Mitochondrial DNA spilling out of cells and into the bloodstream is a sign that a particular type of violent cell death is taking place in the body.

US-French duo win Nobel Chemistry Prize for gene editing tool

Emmanuelle Charpentier, 51, and Jennifer Doudna, 56, are just the sixth and seventh women to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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