Current Affairs This Week (10-04-2022)

  • Scientists in Cambridge rejuvenate skin cell

    Researchers from Cambridge have rejuvenated a 53-year-old woman’s skin cells so they are the equivalent of a 23-year-old’s. The eventual aim is to develop treatments for age-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and neurological disorders. (Source: bbc.com)

  • One Health’ pilot project in Uttarakhand
    The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying launches ‘One Health’ pilot project in Uttarakhand. The ‘One Health India’ program will work with stakeholders from various sectors to improve livestock health, human health, wildlife health, and environmental health through technology and finance (Source:pib.gov.in)
  • Mahatma Phule
    Jyotirao Govindrao Phule was an Indian social activist, thinker, anti-caste social reformer and writer from Maharashtra.His work extended to many fields, including eradication of untouchability and the caste system and for his efforts in educating women and oppressed caste people.(Source: Wikipedia)
  • Elon Musk the biggest shareholder of Twitter
    A day after announcing that he had acquired a 9.2 per cent stake in Twitter, SpaceX and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk was on Tuesday appointed to the board of the company (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Fortified rice
    Rice fortification is a process of adding micronutrients to regular rice. The micronutrients are added keeping in mind dietary requirements. The union cabinet approves distribution of fortified rice, cost estimated at Rs 2700 crore per year (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Quote of the week
    The lack of learning is nothing but gross bestiality. It is through the acquisition of knowledge that (he) loses his lower status and achieves the higher one – Savitribai Phule was an Indian social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra. She played an important and vital role in improving women’s rights in India. (Source: Wikipedia)

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