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!
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 !
The gene editing technology is going to revolutionise agriculture and allied field. As with any path breaking change - opposition is bound to come, as we are challenging our perceptions. We don't want change. Is chemical sprayed vegetable better ? Why will cancer rate rise ? Why we consume genetically modified antibiotics for our own … Continue reading Whats new in genome editing space ?
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 ?
We have heard about climate change many a times and we think it is just another rhetoric by few to stall our development. Today, I am wondering as I look outside the lab window and bounty full rain is pouring in and it seems at last rain God, Indra, has smiled on our perched land. … Continue reading Climate Change ?
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 ?
Budget of ₹2500 M, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion has made a record of highest pre-release business with ₹5000 M..... I watched both Baahubali 1 & 2. I guess since the release of Baahubali 1 movie, millions waited for the conclusion (Baahubali 2) for about 19 months including me. There was a suspense thriller at the … Continue reading Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (Must Watch)