Biofuel: Green savior

The world’s non-renewable energy (crude oil) reserve is entering into a declining phase while energy demand is increasing. Oil production is expected to decline in the coming one to ten decades. As a result of this awaiting energy crisis, both governments and private industry are exploring alternative sources of energy. Oil consumption grows fastest in…

Nipah Virus: Panic Attack in India

Zoonotic Diseases Throughout the world, humans have been affected by various types of diseases with different origins. Zoonotic diseases, or diseases which have the capability to jump species, animals to humans or vice versa, have been particularly troublesome and deadly. Zoonotic diseases are unique in that they are mainly caused by pathogens such as fungi,…

CRISPR:Theobroma cacao, GMChocolates.

  CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) is a family of DNA sequences in bacteria and archaea. The functions of CRISPR and CRISPR-associated (Cas) genes are essential in adaptive immunity in selected bacteria and archaea. It provides protection from viruses and other molecular parasites that can invade the bacterium and take over its genome. In these…

Vascularized Composite Allograft: Lead a More Normal Life!!!

Organ transplantation is a medical procedure which involves surgical transfer of a donated organ to a patient diagnosed with organ failure. An organ and/or tissues that are transplanted within the same person’s body, is called autografts. Transplants that are performed between two different people are called allografts. Organ transplantation is a novel phenomenon in medical…