Category: Science & Tech

IndiGen Project

Relevance: The government has cleared an ambitious gene-mapping project that is being described by those involved as the “first scratching of the surface of the vast genetic diversity of India”. What is the IndiGen Project? […]

Quantum Computing

What is quantum computing? – Quantum computers are essentially computers that use the principles of quantum mechanics to solve complex problems and perform calculations that would take billions of years for ordinary computers to perform. […]

Herd Immunity

Herd immunity is a form of indirect protection from infectious disease that occurs when a large percentage of a population has become immune to an infection, whether through vaccination or previous infections, thereby providing a […]