Science of Genetics

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Science and Technology   Source: The Hindu Context: 200 years of the father of genetics, Gregor Mendel. Genetics: Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms. It was  first experimentally established by Gregor Mendel (a monk) (1822 to 1884) His contributions to Science: Principles of Inheritance: By …

Compare and contrast genome editing with genetic modification. What are the potential applications of genome editing technology? (250 words)

Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, Nano-technology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   5. Compare and contrast genome editing with genetic modification. What are the potential applications of genome editing technology? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express   Why the question: The question is part of …