The marketing trick: We Indians fall for!

Discount, discount, discount ! and we all line up the stores (online stores too!) like bees. We all believe, we are getting a good bargain. Whether we need the product or not, we will still buy these stuff or tricked to do so. Let us not forget, we all belong to a thrift society. We … Continue reading The marketing trick: We Indians fall for!

Now that Bayer acquired Monsanto, what’s in store for GM activists ? The party has gone sour !

GM crops are grown in more a dozen countries and in over 188 million ha of land. That's huge area and that too for nearly three decades. Something has to be there for farmers to cultivate such crops. There are many options, farmers can chose from. But millions of farmers have chosen GM products. Increased … Continue reading Now that Bayer acquired Monsanto, what’s in store for GM activists ? The party has gone sour !

Genome Editing: Whats making the news this month ?

https://asweetlife.org/how-gene-editing-might-reshape-diabetes-treatment/ How Gene Editing Might Reshape Diabetes Treatment http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4873678/Scientists-alter-plant-color-CRISPR-gene-editing-tool.html Scientists use  CRISPR gene-editing tool to change the colour of flowers for the first time. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/09/05/was-the-big-paper-about-the-successful-editing-of-human-embryo-genes-wrong/?utm_term=.adf46774e87f Was the big paper about the successful editing of human embryo genes wrong?Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4873678/Scientists-alter-plant-color-CRISPR-gene-editing-tool.html#ixzz4tJUghUhA https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2017/09/20/podcast-gene-editing-lifes-code-unnatural-selection-tipping-point/ Podcast: Gene editing is life code’s ‘unnatural selection’ tipping point https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/30/16198594/crispr-gene-editing-survey-public-opinion Two-thirds of Americans approve … Continue reading Genome Editing: Whats making the news this month ?

Emerging Technologies and Trends: Euphoria or doomsday ?

I am amazed to see that whenever a new technology comes in the market place, there is a general sense of euphoria followed by barrage of comments of how dreadful the technology could be. Since, time immortal we have seen that there is a sense of extreme resistance to any new development, be it, the … Continue reading Emerging Technologies and Trends: Euphoria or doomsday ?