Tag Science & Tech

CRISPR test

• India’s first CRISPR Covid-19 test, developed by the Tata Group and CSIR-IGIB, has been approved for use in India. About: • The Tata CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) test, powered by CSIR-IGIB (Institute of Genomics and Integrative…

The sun has started a new solar cycle

• NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced their predictions about the new solar cycle, called Solar Cycle 25. It started in December 2019. Key findings: • Sun is a huge ball of electrically-charged hot gas. This charged…

First World Solar Technology Summit

• The first World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) is being organized by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on 8th September, 2020. About: • The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), as the convenor of ISA Global Leadership…