‘Information on Covid-19 composition is crucial’

Published on April 17, 2020 An interview with Prof Chaitanya G Joshi, director of Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC) and Dr Madhvi Joshi, joint director, GBRC, after the centre completed genome sequencing for Covid-19, becoming one of the first government-funded labs in India to do so. Prof Chaitanya Joshi and Dr Madhvi Joshi; Images from … Continue reading ‘Information on Covid-19 composition is crucial’

‘India cannot relax its guard; needs to ramp up testing strategy’

Published on April 2, 2020 Chirantan Chatterjee, ICICI Bank Chair Professor at IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is the chairperson of the Centre for Management of Healthcare Services (CMHS) at IIM-A, and is a visiting fellow at Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In conversation with Parth Shastri, Prof Chatterjee said that the current situation is both a bane and … Continue reading ‘India cannot relax its guard; needs to ramp up testing strategy’

‘Tribal wisdom could have prevented Australian bushfire’

Published on February 3, 2020 AHMEDABAD: The devastating bushfire in 2019-20 in Australia affected 1.86 lakh sq km, killing close to 100 crore animals and burning 6,000-odd houses - making global headlines for its effect on environment and the biosphere. "Several areas have lost 80-85% of its flora and fauna. The bushfire could have been … Continue reading ‘Tribal wisdom could have prevented Australian bushfire’