Article by Anchal Kesari The CRISPR/Cas9 method has gained considerable popularity in recent years, and it has been recognized as a compelling tool for current modern medicine. CRISPR/Cas9 based genome editing is an indispensable tool in plant genetics as well as in breeding. The CRISPR/Cas9 system has been successfully applied to various plant species. It enables… continue reading »
Covid-19 Testing (Part 1) by Dr Babita Goyal & Shalini Bajaj
Covid-19 is an infectious disease resulting from infection by SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2) virus. The virus mainly spreads from person to person by exposure to the droplets emitted by the infected person. Testing of Covid-19 infection or any other viral infection is based on two basic principles viz. detection of viral load by identifying viral RNA/DNA and detection of antibodies developed in the patient in response to the infection.
A strategy for Covid-19 Treatment; Pooja Sharma
Covid-19 infection caused by SARS-CoV-2 has infected about 8 million people across the globe affecting over 150 countries, the United States being the most affected one. This is one of the worst ever pandemic with over 450 thousand deaths so far and the virus is still spreading. The major problem with this infection is breathing difficulties, which results in death.