Genome India: Cataloguing the Genetic Variation in Indians

‘GenomeIndia: Cataloguing the Genetic Variation in Indians’ project has been sanctioned by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) on 16.01.2020 for a period of 3 years to 20 institutions from varied disciplines across the country. The whole-genome sequencing under GenomeIndia has just started. The proposed target of Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) is to do it for […]

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NASA reveals that air pollution over China has gone down since the coronavirus outbreak

A recent satellite image released by NASA shows that there is a dramatic fall in pollution over China due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The reduction in NO2 pollution was first visible near Wuhan, the city at the center of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, according to NASA scientists, but eventually spread across the country. […]

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