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Scientists at Tel Aviv University have discovered a jellyfish-like parasite that doesn’t need oxygen because it doesn’t breathe. Its life is entirely free of dependency on oxygen.
As part of the project, CSIR announced sequencing of 1,008 genomes. The initiative aims to complete sequencing of at least 10,000 genomes over the next 3 years.
In India, where caste, sex, religion and colour-based discrimination is so common, genetic discrimination can be another ticking bomb.
The genetic data bank of Indian population may help develop personalised treatments and reveal the cause of diseases that are still not understood.