- Popular chemotherapy drug may be less effective in obese women(18:26)
London, July 5 (IANS) Breast cancer patients, who are overweight or obese, might benefit less from treatment with docetaxel, a common chemotherapy drug, than lean patients, warn researchers. It is not widely known, but obese women have a higher risk of getting breast cancer and obese patients have a higher risk of relapsing.
- US firm Rocket Lab's satellite launch fails(13:27)
New York, July 5 (IANS) A rocket from American launch firm -- Rocket Lab has failed to reach orbit while attempting to launch seven small satellites for three different customers from New Zealand, a new report said.
- This US company wants to fly people to edge of space(17:06)
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) If space tourism is in your bucket list, here comes some news that will excite you. A Florida-based startup is working towards sending people to the edge of space beneath a football stadium-sized high-performance balloon and pressurised capsule.
- 'Encouraging' data but Covid vax nowhere near us(12:18)
New York, July 3 (IANS) There are currently 18 candidate vaccines in key clinical trials globally but despite encouraging preliminary data coming from some research labs, a Covid-19 vaccine is nowhere near while new corona cases are mounting in several countries including in India.
- Scientists decode why people can't recall familiar names at times(16:58)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Most of us know that feeling of trying to retrieve a memory that does not come right away and neuroscientists have now identified different sets of individual neurons which help us retrieve memories when required, a hallmark of the human brain's flexibility.