Johnson launches coalition to tackle climate change impacts
Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine works against new variants
Pichai commits $150mn for equitable access to Covid vaccines
  • Pichai commits $150mn for equitable access to Covid vaccines(14:50)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday pledged more than $150 million to promote vaccine education and ensure equitable distribution so that everyone can benefit from this triumph of scientific achievement, and quickly.

SpaceX ridesharing mission launches record 143 satellites
  • SpaceX ridesharing mission launches record 143 satellites(09:30)

    San Francisco, Jan 25 (IANS) Much like ridesharing via Uber on Earth, Elon Musk-run SpaceX has successfully launched its new cost-cutting rideshare mission with 143 small satellites -- a new record for a single rocket -- into space.

Possible new combo therapy for head and neck cancer
7 planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 may be made of similar stuff
Night sky tourism takes-off in Jaipur
Moon rock now on display in Oval Office of White House
Plants at home may up positive mental well-being
Tough childhood impacts adulthood: Study
  • Tough childhood impacts adulthood: Study(11:46)

    London, Jan 22 (IANS) Parents, take note. An adverse upbringing often impairs people's health in their adult years, especially for couples who have both had similar experiences leading to 'unfavourable living situation', a new study suggests.

NASA administrator departs, Biden may pick a woman chief
Covid attack on brain, not lungs, triggers severe disease in mice
  • Covid attack on brain, not lungs, triggers severe disease in mice(20:02)

    New York, Jan 20 (IANS) Researchers have found that infecting the nasal passages of mice with the virus that causes Covid-19 led to a rapid, escalating attack on the brain that triggered severe illness, even after the lungs were successfully clearing themselves of the virus.

Space startup Pixxel launches new facility in Bengaluru
Humans used chopping tools half million years ago: Study
  • Humans used chopping tools half million years ago: Study(17:04)

    Jerusalem, Jan 20 (IANS) Israeli and Italian researchers have discovered that early humans about half a million years ago used stone chopping tools to break animal bones and consume the bone marrow, Tel Aviv University (TAU) in central Israel said on Wednesday.

Lack of fatty acid triggers multiple sclerosis: Study
  • Lack of fatty acid triggers multiple sclerosis: Study(11:50)

    New York, Jan 20 (IANS) The abnormal immune system response that causes multiple sclerosis (MS) by attacking and damaging the Central Nervous System can be triggered by the lack of a specific fatty acid in tissues, a new study suggests.

Childhood neglect leaves generational imprint: Study
  • Childhood neglect leaves generational imprint: Study(14:32)

    New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Parents, please take note. Make sure your child is not neglected as childhood emotional neglect has inter-generational effects on brain structure and function, a new study suggests.

Novel ML technique to enhance predictions of Covid outcomes
  • Novel ML technique to enhance predictions of Covid outcomes(13:18)

    New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have published one of the first studies using a Machine Learning (ML) technique called "federated learning" to examine electronic health records to better predict how Covid-19 patients will progress.

Aus seeks info on deaths in Norway after Pfizer vaccination
  • Aus seeks info on deaths in Norway after Pfizer vaccination(14:30)

    Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt said that the country is seeking urgent information on the deaths of 29 elderly Norwegian patients following their immunization with the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine against Covid-19.

Save planet, turn off your camera during virtual call
Rapid blood test to detect severe disease risk of Covid patients
  • Rapid blood test to detect severe disease risk of Covid patients(18:00)

    New York, Jan 16 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have shown that a relatively simple and rapid blood test could predict -- within a day of a hospital admission -- which patients with Covid-19 are at highest risk of severe complications or death.

Even one alcoholic drink every day may up atrial fibrillation risk
This is how India has planned Covishield, Covaxin storage
Norway probes 23 elderly patients' death after Pfizer vaccination
  • Norway probes 23 elderly patients' death after Pfizer vaccination(10:24)

    London, Jan 16 (IANS) After the news broke that 23 elderly patients died in Norway following their immunization with the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine against Covid-19, the country has launched a detailed investigation into the reported fatalities that has shocked the world.

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