Category Archives: Bio Technology

POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION [PCR]

Introduction ∗ The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a biochemical technology in molecular biology to amplify a single or a few copies of a piece ofDNA across several orders of […]

PHYTOREMEDIATION

Introduction ∗ It describes the treatment of environmental problems through the use of plants that mitigate the environmental problem without the need to excavate the contaminant material and dispose of […]

BIOASPHALT

Introduction ∗ BioAsphalt is a renewable construction material that is manufactured without the use of petroleum ∗ Asphalt mixtures derived from plants and trees could replace petroleum-based mixes. Need for […]

INTERNATIONAL CHICKPEA GENOME SEQUENCING PROJECT

Scientists from ICRISAT sequenced chickpea under international chickpea genome sequencing project. What is genome sequencing ∗ It is a laboratory process that determines the complete DNA sequence of an organism’s […]

Bio Battery

Introduction ∗ A bio-battery is an energy storing device that is powered by organic compounds, usually being glucose, such as the glucose in human blood. Mechanism used in Bio-Batteries ∗ […]

TERMINATOR GENE TECHNOLOGY

Terminator gene ∗ The terminator gene is a specific genetic sequence inserted by scientists into a seed’s DNA that renders the seed and the crop it produces sterile. ∗ Terminator […]

STERILE INSECT TECHNOLOGY

Introduction ∗ It is a NUCLEAR BIRTH CONTROL technique developed by International Atomic Energy Agency [IAEA] Purpose ∗ In Africa and Eastern Europe, Tsetse flies [fruit flies] cause harmful damage […]

e-TOILET [DELIGHT BHARAT]

Introduction ∗ The electronic toilet called Delight Bharat promises better sanitation through inbuilt facilities which would automatically flush, clean, and sterilize the toilet. ∗ It is made up of steel, […]

BIO – DIGESTER TECHNOLOGY

It is a GREEN technology developed by DRDO Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce this technology to develop BIO-TOILETS It converts the organic waste into nutrient – rich liquid […]