Current Affairs - Science & Technology
The Philippines has become the first country in the world to approve commercial cultivation of vitamin A-rich Golden Rice.
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, teaming up with IIT Kharagpur, have developed piezoelectric molecular crystals that repair themselves from mechanical damages without need for any external intervention.
China has reported its first death by viral infection called the Monkey B virus after a veterinarian infected, after he dissected two dead monkeys.
The World Health Organization has issued new recommendations on human genome editing.