08 January, 2020
4 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
Prelims and Mains focus: About the genome mapping of Indian Cobra and its relevance for India; Genome sequencing and its significance
News: A consortium of scientists, including some from India, have mapped the genome of the Indian Cobra, among the most poisonous snakes in the country.
Significance of genome sequencing
Why is it important for India?
About Genome Sequencing
Why is genome sequencing so important?
Sequencing the genome is an important step towards understanding it.
Source: The Hindu
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