How Helpful Would A Genetic Test For Obesity Risk Be?

Even if a genetic test could reliably predict obesity risk, would people make effective use of the information? eyecrave/Vetta/Getty Images Scientists who recently announced an experimental genetic test that can help predict obesity got immediate pushback from other researchers, who wonder whether it is really useful. The story behind this back-and-forth is, at its core, […]

Science body slams ‘Kauravas were test tube babies’ claim at ISC

A voluntary science body Saturday condemned the ‘Kauravas were test tube babies’ claim made in the Indian Science Congress held here, saying it was “wrong to mix mythology and science”. The Breakthrough Science Society, the body committed to propagate science and scientific outlook, said it was distressing that such “chauvinistic claims” about ancient India were […]