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22nd April 2024 (13 Topics)

TERM OF THE DAY

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Antihistamines

Antihistamines

are drugs that treat histamine-mediated conditions. They are often used to relieve allergy symptoms, such as hives, hay fever, conjunctivitis, and reactions to insect bites or stings.

2.    

Credit Score

A credit score is a three-digit number that predicts how likely you are to pay back a loan on time, based on information from your credit report. It's also known as a credit rating

3.    

Climate litigation

Climate litigation is a growing area of environmental law that uses legal practice to set precedents for climate change mitigation efforts. It involves lawsuits filed by litigants around the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address the effects of climate change

4.    

Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI)

Digital public infrastructure (DPI) refers to blocks or platforms such as digital identification, payment infrastructure and data exchange solutions that help countries deliver essential services to their people, empowering citizens and improving lives by enabling digital inclusion.

5.    

Genomic accordion

The genomic accordion is a concept in genetics describing regions of DNA that can expand and contract, leading to variations in the number of repeated sequences. This phenomenon can cause genetic disorders and contributes to genetic diversity within populations.

6.    

Intersectionality


ntersectionality is a framework for understanding how various aspects of social identity—such as race, gender, class, sexuality, ability, and others—intersect and interact with each other, often leading to unique forms of discrimination and disadvantage. The term was coined by legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw in the late 1980s.

7.    

Inductive Bias

The inductive bias (also known as learning bias) of a learning algorithm is the set of assumptions that the learner uses to predict outputs of given inputs that it has not encountered.

8.    

NOTTO-Id

NOTTO-ID, or National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation-ID, is a unique ID issued by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) for organ transplants. The ID is mandatory for considering the allocation of organs in case of deceased donor transplant. The NOTTO-ID is also required for both the donor and the recipient.

9.    

Persistent virtual world

: Persistent virtual

world (PSW) or simply persistent world in the context

of metaverse is a virtual

environment that operates

independent of direct user

Interaction. This means

that these environments

remain even after the user

has logged off. This allows

a sense of continuity

within this world

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