Day July 31, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 31st July

• Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Unnat Bharat Abhiyan-Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (UBA-IITD), and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi. Under the MoU, it is expected to lay the…

Haloarchaea

• The water of Lonar Lake in Buldhana district of Maharashtra turned into pink colour recently, thus arousing curiosity of lakhs of people including the scientists. • Reportedly, it has turned out that the pink colour can be attributed due…

Latent viral infection

• Ever since cases of ‘reinfection’ — people who had tested negative for COVID-19 testing positive again after a while — emerged in early January, the question of latency of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is being hotly debated. About: • A…