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Swab free covid testing : Saline gargle RT-PCR

By | May 29, 2021

The best and widely accepted method for controlling the spread of Covid-19 is to identify the infected people from population and isolate them. This requires lots of testing, which again involves many swabs, expensive reagents for RNA extraction and trained people. The swab method of collection of sample is invasive and causes discomfort to patients… Read More »

Biology in India

By | May 12, 2021

India’s contribution to the field of Biological sciences is rather minimal, especially when compared to its vast population. However, it is not surprising as most of the work in initiating and developing research in biological sciences began after attaining independence in the year 1947. The initial few decades were focused on the projects to minimize… Read More »