Biotechnology

Bio-technology news/updates

Science and technology is progressing at a fast pace in India. Biotechnology is linked to living things and their internal functioning. For ex; Cell, Tissues, organs etc.

In this section, you will be provided with all the updates related to biotechnology:

Bio-technology news/updates
  • AMR and health crisis
    Context:  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a silent pandemic, is growing at an alarming rate. Why is AMR growing at an alarming rate? AMR:  Globally, about 35% of common human infections have become resistant to available medicines. About 700,000 people die every year because available antimicrobial drugs (antibiotics, antivirals, anti-parasitic and antifungals) have become less ...
  • Vaccine nationalism
    Context- Problems posed by vaccine nationalism and the possible solutions. What is vaccine nationalism the problems posed by vaccine nationalism? Vaccine nationalism occurs when a country manages to secure doses of vaccine for its own citizens or residents before they are made available in other countries. This is done through pre-purchase agreements between a government and a vaccine ...
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill, 2020
    Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill, 2020 News: Government of India has introduced “The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020” in the Lok Sabha. Facts: Aim: To regulate the assisted reproductive technology (ART) clinics and the assisted reproductive technology banks, prevention of misuse, safe and ethical practice of assisted reproductive technology services. Key Provisions of ...
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