Genetic Counselling

Know what genetic disease you are susceptible to. Know how can you deal with the disease. Know how your unborn baby can bear it. Or know that it can’t bear it. Genetic counselling helps an individual become aware of his/her genes. In association with Genomic Counselling, it is the hot topic of influence on many groups of individuals who want to know their true genetic identity, who want to know what might happen with them in near…

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The Nano Living World

This topic is very close to my heart. Everything that comes of the order of 1/1,000,000,000 of a metre is considered nano-scale. So certainly, it cannot be seen by a normal microscope or even a powerful light microscope. Nano-scale and smaller materials can be seen only by high-resolution electron microscope, not even Scanning Electron Microscope (with a resolution of about 10 nm) but only Transmission Electron Microscope (with a resolution of about 50 pm). Why is it…

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Bioremediation

Bioremediation : In simple terms, the word itself can be aliquoted into ‘bio‘ + ‘remedy‘, which implies applying remedial measures to systems pertaining to biology. A biological system can act as a natural attenuator when it comes to cleaning up contaminants present in an environmental patch. Sometimes, it develops naturally owing to surface topology while at other times it is man-triggered. Contamination may be of a large ecosystem , a smaller one or a micro-scale…

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