Day: July 16, 2020

Tardigrade

Introduction: On April 11, 2019 the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet attempted to land on the Moon, but crashed on the surface. It was carrying a number of items — including …

Proton Therapy

Introduction: Recently, Apollo hospital group installed South Asia’s first proton therapy centre at its Chennai hospital. Proton therapy, also called proton beam therapy, is a type of radiation therapy. …

Golden Rice

Introduction: The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and its partners, the Philippines Rice Research Institute and the Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, have successfully cultivated Golden Rice in a controlled …