Day May 23, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 23rd May

• Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati, developed an electrochemical sensing platform. It will detect carcinogenic or mutagenic compound N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and N-nitrosodiethanolamine (NDEA) that are found in food items like cured meat, bacon, some cheese,…

73rd World Health Assembly

• Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health participated in the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) through Video Conference. About: • At the assembly, more than 100 countries including India backed a resolution drafted by the European Union calling for…

Pinanga andamanensis

• A rare palm endemic to the South Andaman Island is finding a second home at Thiruvananthapuram-based Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI). About: • JNTBGRI scientists termed the Pinanga andamanensis “a critically endangered species and one…