Palaeogenomics

Palaeogenomics Context: The Nobel Prize for Physiology this year has been awarded to Svante Pääbo, Swedish geneticist, who pioneered the field of palaeogenomics, or the study of ancient hominins by extracting their DNA. Importance of the work: In the past, studying ancient humans has mostly […]

India’s Space Sector

India’s Space Sector Context: Principal Scientific Adviser Ajay Kumar Sood stated that the government would soon come up with a new space policy to increase private sector participation in the industry. Significance of the Space Sector: The space sector can hugely contribute to bolster connectivity […]