Issues In News : Science & Tech




In ‘Issues in News’, we cover those issues, which are making headlines as of now, and consequently there is a possibility of these issues finding their way to the question papers, whether ‘Prelims’ or of ‘Mains’. The Objective here is to expose an aspirant to 15/20 different issues every month, so that by the end of the year, the aspirant covers nearly 200 (odd) issues, which can be raised in the form of questions.


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Issues In News : Science & Tech

Metaverse

Since Facebook made the bold move of placing all of their tech sectors in a single Metaverse basket, even changing the company’s name to ‘Meta,’ the concept has captivated the world. While some see it [Read More]

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India's Semi-Conductor
Issues In News : Science & Tech

India’s Semiconductor Pursuit

The Story So Far The electrical characteristics of semiconductors are unique. A conductor is something that conducts electricity, while an insulator is something that doesn’t. Semiconductors are materials that have properties that fall in the [Read More]

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Scientific Advancement during Pandemic Times

The COVID-19 pandemic, produced by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, is a watershed moment in science. Global collaboration and data sharing have fuelled extraordinary advances in epidemiology, clinical care, prevention, treatment, and the speed with which vaccines [Read More]

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India’s Rise in Solar Power

The story so far Many economists use a unit called the energy demand of the economy to gauge an economy’s progress. According to current projections, global demand for fundamental energy sources will expand threefold during [Read More]

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Cryptocurrency: A New Age Boon or Pandora’s Box

Introducing Crypto and its Mechanism There’s no denying that the information and communication technology era has ushered in a plethora of golden chances in a variety of fields. The financial and commercial sectors are one [Read More]

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Genetically Modified Rice

This article concentrates on the recent issue of Genetically Modified Rice (GM rice), its implication, and its impact and vice versa. However, to have a clear-cut vision, we must briefly understand the science behind it, [Read More]

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Evolution of India's Space Program & ISRO
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Evolution of India’s Space Program & ISRO

In the last five decades, we have witnessed significant growth in evolution of India’s Space Program. What was initially conceived and focused on developing space-based assets, for providing assistance to the country’s developments, in the [Read More]

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies are garnering a lot of attention these days because of their potential applications in several areas of our daily lives. Research has shown that these two technologies [Read More]

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Big Data Analytics
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Big Data Analytics

The term “Big Data” refers to huge amounts of data that are available from different sources and devices like device sensors, social media sites, internet search engines, GPS signals from mobile phones, digital pictures and [Read More]

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