Home > Editorial

Research Ethics

Research is the systematic and objective process of collecting, documenting, analyzing and interpreting data for decision making. Ethics can be defined as ‘the norms for conduct that distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour.’ Ethical standards govern conduct in medicine, law, engineering and business. Similarly, ethical norms must be followed in

Read More

Let’s be optimistic!

  The current pandemic COVID 19 has undoubtedly shown immense negative impact on diverse sectors affecting all countries of the world, irrespective of whether rich or poor. Its direct impact on people’s health and economy, social relationship, sustenance of livelihood and employment, business and education has been felt most, and has

Read More

Editorial (17th Issue)

Indian Science: Need for a Change             It’s a matter of great satisfaction that in terms of total spending on research and development, India stands among the top 10 countries of the world with an annual spending of 66.5 billion USD as in 2010. Although this amount is measurably lesser than

Read More

Editorial (16th Issue)

COVID 19 Vaccine: Prospects & Apprehensions In the quest for finding an effective vaccine at the earliest to control the devastating COVID 19 pandemic, there has been an undeclared competition among different agencies and pharmaceutical companies to have the first approval for such a vaccine. After obtaining promising results from clinical

Read More

Editorial(15th issue)

Lessons LEARNED from covid-19 pandemic               After 1918 Spanish Flu, the ongoing COVID-19 is the greatest pandemic affecting millions of people across 213 countries of the world. No other hitherto known disease has affected people across so many different countries and territories of the world together. To deal with the increasing

Read More

Editorial(14th issue)

Need of Resetting Our Priorities The global pandemic CoViD-19 has changed the face of the world. After the 1918 Spanish Flu, it is for the first time that the world has experienced such a catastrophic impact of an infectious disease. It has affected the mankind to such an extent that an

Read More

Editorial(13th issue)

It’s time to implement the Biotech Policy of Assam   Fulfilling a long-felt need of the State and gratifying the expectations of the scientific fraternity, the Government of Assam adopted the Biotech Policy for the State of Assam 2018-22 in the year 2017 and the same was launched by the Hon’ble Chief

Read More

Editorial (Twelfth Issue)

NEED TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COUNCILS It is needless to emphasize that the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, through its three departments, Department of Science & Technology (DST), Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Department Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) has been rendering yeoman service to the

Read More