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A major project has been launched to indigenously manufacture, in bulk quantities and at much lower costs, all reagents needed for RT-qPCR-based and other molecular methods of diagnostics of Covid-19. The Rockefeller Foundation has provided financial support for the project executed by the Bangalore Life Science Cluster, which would improve access to Covid-19 diagnostics across the country.
Dr. Ben Wigley has been awarded the Julie S.
‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’ is a popular adage that talks about the
Dr. Ben Wigley has been awarded the Julie S. Denslow Prize for the Outstanding Paper in Biotropica 2020. His paper on 'Ants, fire, and bark traits affect how African savanna trees recover following damage' was published in Biotropica in 2019.
‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’ is a popular adage that talks about the initial thrust required to embark on a task. However, once begun, how do we persevere on the job and not let it fall apart like a New Year resolution? How do we stay motivated?
Well, these are not just philosophical deliberations, but compelling science projects for neuroscience aficionados. Scientists have in fact been on the lookout for the neuronal and molecular players which are at the root of governing motivation.
The Google search for ‘bipolar disorder’ usually shows us the result as ‘this is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood’, and that ‘the exact cause is not known but is believed to be a combination of genetics, and altered brain structure…’ But why or how is