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Tests of HIV vaccine using mRNA technology begins in US

Testing in humans of an HIV vaccine that uses messenger RNA technology has begun, the biotech firm......

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Object found in the Milky Way unlike anything astronomers have seen

Australian researchers have discovered a strange spinning object in the Milky Way they say is unli......

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Cleaning your car may not protect you from cancer-causing chemicals: Study

A new study has found that it is unlikely that a cancer-causing chemical inside your car can be du......

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Should we get an Omicron-specific vaccine?

The omicron variant may be infecting people who’ve already had Covid, as well as those who have be......

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Namibia detects 1st bird flu strain that can spread to humans

A deadly form of bird flu that can be transmitted to humans has been detected for the first time i......

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Covid+ with Omicron symptoms? What it means for future immunity, ICMR explains

If you have been infected with Omicron then it is likely that you have developed antibodies that a......

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This Omicron symptom can torment you even after recovery

Even though many have been dismissing Omicron symptoms as mild cold and flu, the infection caused ......

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Changes in Omicrons spike protein found by scientists

WASHINGTON : A team of scientists has found the precise structural changes in the spike protein ......

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Why are some patients more prone to suffer long Covid?

Even if the infection level is less severe, some COVID patients may continue to suffer from linger......

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Can Covid vaccines affect fertility among IVF patients?

COVID-19 vaccines cannot do not affect fertility, even in patients undergoing in-vitro fertilizati......

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Are you facing memory issues post Covid-19 recovery? Heres what you should do

One of the most prevalent lingering signs of Long Covid is forgetfulness, struggling to concentrat......

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Next COVID variant will be more contagious than Omicron, WHO warns

The next Covid-19 variant will definitely be more contagious than omicron, but the real question i......

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Three, two, one: Astronomers predict SpaceX space junk will hit the Moon

A chunk of a SpaceX rocket that blasted off seven years ago and was abandoned in space after compl......

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22,500 UK archaeological sites threatened by climate crisis: Experts

Archaeologists from the UK said nearly 22,500 archaeological sites there have been threatened by th......

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US FDA warns against certain treatments for Omicron

Top US-based infectious disease expert Dr. Faheem Younus shared a recent update on Omicron treatme......

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Earths core might be cooling faster than anticipated, study reveals. Read here

Earth’s heat may dissipate sooner than previously thought, researchers at ETH Zurich have found in......

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Omicron strain survives longer on plastic, skin than prior variants, finds study

The omicron COVID-19 variant can remain alive on your skin for almost a day and more than 8 days o......

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Pfizer starts trial of Omicron-specific Covid vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech have begun the trial of Omicron-specific Covid vaccine in adults aged up to 55......

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Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now?

Health experts suggest stepping up protection against the highly contagious omicron variant with s......

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FDA revokes EUA for 2 cocktail covid drugs

MUMBAI : The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revoked the emergency use authorization (......

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Whats known about stealth version of omicron? All you need to know

Scientists and health officials around the world are keeping their eyes on a descendant of the omi......

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Covid-19 is less severe with Omicron than Delta, suggests US study

The Omicron variant appears to result in less severe COVID-19 than seen during previous periods of......

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Can BA.2 Omicron sub-variant escape RT-PCR test? Expert answers

Though some experts believe that the BA.1 sub-strain of Omicron is capable of escaping the RT-PCR,......

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Covid-19: Is it Omicron or common flu? Watch out for these symptoms

The symptoms of the omicron variant are more or less the same as that of common flu. However, ther......

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NASAs James Webb Space Telescope reaches destination in solar orbit

NASAs James Webb Space Telescope, designed to give the world an unprecedented glimpse into the ear......

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NASA shares stunning footage of powerful flares erupt from Sun

American space agency NASA has shared a stunning image of solar flare publicly. Solar flares are p......

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Breakthrough COVID-19 infections spur strong antibody responses: Study

WASHINGTON : In view of the spike in COVID-19 infections globally, a recent study shed light on ......

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Is Covid causing brain fog? New study links virus effect on spinal fluid

The spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus is believed to be bringing back symptoms of long ......

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NASA shares picture of a mid-level flare erupting from Sun on Jan 20

NASAs Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an image of the Sun erupting a mid-level solar flare on J......

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Past COVID-19 infection protected against Delta wave in US: Study

Health officials found that people who had been previously infected with COVID-19 were better prote......

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US scientists working to speed up development of COVID-19 vaccines

Researchers from California, US, are working on a new way to speed the development of COVID-19 vacc......

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Tom Cruise film producers plan to launch film studio in space

The producers of actor Tom Cruises upcoming space movie have announced plans to attach a studio to ......

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Kidneys from genetically altered pig successfully implanted in brain-dead man in US

Surgeons in US Alabama have successfully transplanted a pair of kidneys from a genetically modified......

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India, Sri Lanka extend Science and Technology cooperation for 3 yrs

Union Ministry of Science and Technology said that India and Sri Lanka have extended cooperation in......

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NASAs Swift Observatory reaction wheel faces 1st failure in 17 yrs

NASAs Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory has entered into safe mode over a possible failure of one of t......

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WHO warns against these superbugs, says threat to global health

Antibiotic-resistant germs caused more than 1.2 million deaths globally in one year, according to ......

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Adding this food product to young childrens diet can help avoid allergy: Study

Including peanuts in childrens diets early in life could help stave off allergies against the legu......

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Got COVID? Top US doc who tested Omicron+, shares 4 tips to fully recover

Contracted COVID recently? Rest, get treated, recover. Also, isolate and starve the virus inside y......

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Not taken 3rd vaccine dose yet? You may still have antibodies to fight Omicron

A recent study shows apart from those who have taken the third dose of COVID vaccine, higher level......

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‘Omicron far worse than..’, top health expert cautions amid record COVID surge

With many dismissing Omicron as cold or common flu, many experts have been pointing out that thoug......

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Do children need COVID booster shots? WHO chief scientist answers

World Health Organisation (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that there is no evidence ......

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Drug-resistant infections kill more people than HIV or malaria in 2019

Resistance to antibiotics killed more people than HIV or malaria in 2019, as common infections tha......

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We may never end coronavirus, pandemic viruses end up becoming part of ecosystem: WHO

We may never end coronavirus because such pandemic viruses end up becoming part of the ecosystem, s......

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Long Covid-19 symptoms that no one is talking about; signs to watch out for

Complications related to COVID-19 infections can continue for months after you have recovered from......

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Asteroid bigger than Burj Khalifa to fly by Earth today. Heres how to track

A giant asteroid that is estimated to be a kilometer wide, even bigger than the worlds largest bui......

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Omicron causing hospitalizations and deaths: WHO chief on impact of new variant

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday pointed out Omicron is causing hospitalizations an......

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‘We have a chance to end covid health emergency this year if we…’ says WHO

Geneva: The worst of the coronavirus pandemic — deaths, hospitalisations and lockdowns — could be ......

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WHOs warning on Omicron: 4 threats of COVID variant to watch for. Read here

World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Omicron cannot be dismissed as a common cold or a ......

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Omicron can affect your gut; symptoms to watch out for

Are you suffering from vomiting, nausea and abdominal pain without fever? It might happen due to t......

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Gaganyaan mission: ISRO conducts qualification test of Cryogenic Engine

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully conducted the qualificatio......

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Why you should still try to avoid catching Omicron

A fast-spreading Omicron variant that causes milder illness compared with previous versions of the......

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Back-breaking pain after Omicron recovery? Doctor explains reasons

The spread of covid which started in early 2020 still continues not only in India but across the g......

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China probe finds 1st on-site proof of water on Moons surface: Study

Chinas Change 5 lunar lander has found the first-ever on-site evidence of water on Moons surface, a......

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Covaxin giving good results against Omicron: Bharat Biotech CMD

Bharat Biotechs CMD Dr Krishna Ella said Covaxin, the companys COVID-19 vaccine, is giving good res......

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Omicron quickly overtaking Delta variant of COVID-19: WHO

WHOs Maria Van Kerkhove warned the Omicron variant of coronavirus is quickly overtaking the Delta v......

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Are throat swabs better at detecting Omicron in Covid-19 rapid tests?

Are Throat Swabs Better at Detecting Omicron in Covid-19 Rapid Tests? BY SUMATHI REDDY | UPDATED J......

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Omicron may hit countries wrecked by Delta, expert on chances of reinfection

Amid the enormous rise of Omicron cases, US-based top infectious disease expert Dr Faheem Younus w......

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Molnupiravir out of covid-19 clinical management protocol as of now

NEW DELHI : The ICMR’s National Task Force for covid-19 has decided against including antiviral ......

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Repeated Covid boosters not a viable strategy against emerging variants: WHO

WHO experts warned Tuesday that repeating booster doses of the original Covid vaccines is not a vi......

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Omicron symptoms: How do you know you are infected with the virus?

As infections of the Omicron Covid-19 variant continue to spread around the world, there have been......

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Here’s where (and how) you are most likely to catch Covid: New study

Two years into the pandemic, most of us are fed up. COVID case rates are higher than they’ve ever ......

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Why some people are less likely to get covid? Study finds possible cause

High levels of protective immune cells that fight some common colds also made people less likely t......

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How reliable are Covid-19 rapid tests for detecting Omicron?

The fast-spreading Omicron variant has made us increasingly reliant on at-home rapid antigen tests......

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Tallest volcano in Galapagos erupts, clouds of ash rise to 12,400 feet; pics surface

Wolf Volcano, the tallest mountain in the Galapagos islands, erupted, spewing lava down its flanks ......

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IIT Madras predicts Covid-19 third wave peak in India

Indias R-naught value which indicates the spread of COVID-19 was recorded at 4 this week, suggesti......

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NASA fully deploys worlds most powerful telescope in space

The most powerful space telescope ever built completed a tricky two-week-long deployment phase Sat......

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Cold, flu or COVID-19? Experts tell how you can identify symptoms

How do I know if I have a cold, the flu or COVID-19? Experts say testing is the best way to dete......

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Covid-19 may breathe its last breath in this country, researchers signal endemic

A South African study from the epicenter of the world’s omicron surge offers a tantalizing hint th......

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IIFL Finance appoints Richa Sachdeva Chatterjee as president and CHRO

Mumbai: IIFL Finance Ltd on Thursday said it has appointed Richa Sachdeva Chatterjee as the presid......

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The long road to the perfect covid vaccine

TORONTO : Merely 13 months after a 90-year-old grandmother in Britain became the world’s first......

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Huge, quick tsunami of new COVID cases overwhelming health systems: WHO chief

UNITED NATIONS/GENEVA : A record 9.5 million new COVID-19 cases were reported around the world d......

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All you need to know about the new Covid pills, arriving in India soon

As Indian hospitals prepare for a likely surge in admissions of covid-19 patients, two new antivir......

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Laundry in space? P&G and NASA test fully degradable tide

Tide, the detergent used by millions across the U.S., wants to make lunar laundromats a thing. Par......

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CDC updates Covid-19 isolation guidance, stops short of requiring testing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday updated its guidance for people infected......

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Will India benefit from two new covid therapies?

As Indian hospitals prepare for a likely surge in admissions of covid-19 patients, two new antivir......

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Weaker virus? Herd immunity? Omicron sparks cautious hopes

With new versions forcing vaccine makers to re-test jabs, the virus that causes Covid-19 has prove......

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Omicron: Antibody cocktail not useful for most patients, say experts

Kolkata: Amid the surge in COVID cases and concerns over the Omicron variant of coronavirus, docto......

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Omicron: Study reveals best way to stay protected. Read here

You can get 88% protection against hospitalisation from infection by the Omicron COVID-19 variant ......

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Will coronavirus end or linger on? Top medical experts weigh in

Pandemics do eventually end, even if omicron is complicating the question of when this one will. B......

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Third covid vaccine vs Omicron: Study reveals big boost in protection. Read here

You can get 88% protection against hospitalisation from infection by the Omicron COVID-19 variant ......

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Why cloth masks might not be enough as Omicron spreads

Doctors and healthcare systems say it might be time to change your face masks. With infections sur......

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Omicron: Do at-home Covid-19 tests detect the new Covid-19 variant?

Government recommendations for using at-home tests havent changed. People should continue to use t......

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US FDA clears Pfizers Covid-19 booster shot for 12- to 15-year-olds

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday authorized the use of a third dose of the Pfiz......

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FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech booster for 12- to 15-year-olds

U.S. health regulators cleared use of a Covid-19 booster from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE in adole......

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New Covid-19 pills carry risks: What patients should know

The first Covid-19 antiviral pills that can be taken at home are a new treatment option for infect......

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How Covid evades human immune defence system? Study explains key reasons

Coronavirus can evade human immune defence system, a new study has identified and further stated t......

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COVID-19 triggers self-attacking antibodies that persist despite recovery

COVID-19 infection, whether the symptoms are mild or asymptomatic, can trigger self-attacking anti......

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Omicron could lead Israel to herd immunity, health official says

JERUSALEM : A surge of ‮O‬micron infections could see Israel reaching herd immunity, the country......

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Potentially hazardous building-sized asteroid to shoot past Earth on Jan 11

An asteroid the size of a skyscraper will shoot past Earths atmosphere on January 11, 2022, America......

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Pics of first sunrises of 2022 as seen from International Space Station go viral

Pictures of first sunrises of 2022 as seen from International Space Station have gone viral on soci......

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Poor weather delays launch of NASAs Webb telescope till Christmas

The liftoff of the Webb Space Telescope has been delayed until Christmas Day at the earliest due to......

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Atul Dinkar Rane appointed as BrahMos Aerospace CEO

The joint management of India and Russia has approved the appointment of Atul Dinkar Rane as the CE......

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Lesser hospitalisations in Omicron-infected cases: UK study

A study by Imperial College London observed that Omicron-infected patients are 20% less likely to b......

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AstraZeneca says covid-19 booster shot was effective against omicron in study

AstraZeneca PLC said Thursday that its Covid-19 vaccine significantly increased levels of antibodi......

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Merck’s covid pill comes with advice to avoid using in pregnancy

Merck & Co.’s Covid-19 pill was cleared by US regulators Thursday, giving high-risk patients a sec......

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The dangerous failure to stop tainted remdesivir

BENGALURU : On 9 May 2021, at the height of the second covid wave in Uttar Pradesh, anesthesiolo......

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What are the quality specifications that drug makers need to follow

To ensure that injectable drugs are safe and effective, manufacturers are required to conduct a nu......

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Baby dinosaur found inside fossilised egg from 66 million years ago, pic surfaces

Scientists have announced the discovery of a preserved dinosaur embryo that was preparing to hatch ......

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India sees rise in daily COVID cases with 6,317 new infections; 213 Omicron cases so far

India has reported 6,317 COVID-19 cases and 318 deaths in last 24 hours, according to the Union Min......

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Omicron has 80% lower risk of hospitalization, new study shows

South Africans contracting Covid-19 in the current fourth wave of infections are 80% less likely t......

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How Webb Telescope is to unfold in NASA’s most complex spacecraft plan

NASA says its James Webb Space Telescope will peer deeper into space than ever before to provide n......

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There’s a gold rush to help you sleep better, for a price

CHENNAI : Shrenik Choudhary was losing his sleep, and regularly at that. Blame it on work-rela......

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Astrophysicist captures ISS passing over Colosseum, calls it once in a lifetime pic

Astrophysicist Gianluca Masi, who runs the Virtual Telescope Project, collaborated with the Parco a......

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To track Covid-19 surges, scientists are studying sewage

Public-health experts traditionally track the spread of an infectious disease through clinical dat......

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No answer yet whether Omicron needs tweaked vaccine: EMA

There is no answer yet whether vaccine makers will have to adapt their Covid shots to counter the ......

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NASA’s Webb Telescope to see deeper than Hubble to edge of universe

Move over, Hubble. On Friday, NASA will launch the largest and most powerful space telescope ever ......

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Behind a new pill to treat Covid: A husband-and-wife team and a hunch

The drug’s journey from a university lab is latest example of the unlikely sources of pandemic ant......

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Worlds longest flexible fibre battery made by MIT engineers

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a rechargeable lithium-......

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Millipedes as big as cars once roamed Northern England, fossil discovery reveals

Millipedes as big as cars once roamed Northern England, a fossil discovery by scientists at the Uni......

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Were about to experience viral blizzard of COVID-19: US expert on Omicron

Speaking on Omicron, Dr Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research a......

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Earths Northern Hemisphere witnesses years shortest day today

Earths Northern Hemisphere observes the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the ......

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As Omicron threatens a global surge, some countries shorten Covid-19 booster timelines

A growing number of countries are reducing the wait time for COVID-19 vaccine boosters from six mo......

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Moderna says Covid-19 booster dose works against Omicron variant in lab tests

Moderna Inc. said a third dose of its Covid-19 vaccine increased immune responses against the Omic......

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Roche licenses rights to experimental eye cell therapy

Roche Holding AG is adding an experimental drug for a blinding eye condition in a deal aimed at he......

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Novavax’s covid-19 vaccine approved by EU

Novavax Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine was recommended for use by the European Medicines Agency, marking......

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Scientists look to develop better jabs as Omicron rages across the world

MUMBAI : Scientists are returning to the drawing board to try and develop improved vaccines as g......

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The science behind Omicron’s rapid spread

As Omicron has rapidly taken over as the dominant variant of the coronavirus in South Africa and t......

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Omicron Symptoms: Study identifies these ‘5’ top signs for new variant

Runny nose, headache, fatigue (either mild or severe), sneezing and sore throat are the top five s......

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Covid-19 tests get harder to find as omicron variant spreads

Waiting times for Covid-19 tests are growing in parts of the U.S. as concerns over the Omicron var......

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Can your pet get Covid-19?

NEW YORK : Yes, pets and other animals can get the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but health ......

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Scientists find Krypton from outer solar system in Earths mantle

University of California scientists found Krypton isotopes with planetesimals (tiny parts of a plan......

science 2021-12-19 Inshorts

Scientists find enzyme that explains how exercise fights ageing

Researchers from Monash University in Australia have discovered an enzyme that is key to explaining......

science 2021-12-19 Inshorts

Water-rich area as big as the Netherlands found in Mars canyon

A joint mission of the European Space Agency and the Russian Roscosmos agency has discovered a regi......

science 2021-12-18 Inshorts

Threat posed by Omicron depends on 3 key questions, says WHO. Read here

The overall threat posed by Omicron COVID-19  variant largely depends on three key questions -– it......

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Water-rich area as large as the Netherlands found on Mars canyon

The Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) discovered a region, as large as the Netherlands, pac......

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Scientists identify 1 common symptom that confirms the presence of  Omicron

Infection rates are soaring across the world as a result of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus......

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Got Covid after being vaccinated? Here is why it can act as an advantage

People who get COVID after being vaccinated develop an enhanced immune response to variants of the......

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Sinopharm, J&J, Sputnik vaccines are weaker against Omicron in new study

Covid-19 shots made by China’s state-owned Sinopharm and Johnson & Johnson, as well as the Sputnik......

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When can kids under 5 get vaccinated? Pfizer shifts trial to three doses

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE plan to study a three-dose regimen of their Covid-19 vaccine in young ......

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Concerned about people dismissing Omicron as mild, cases can overwhelm health systems: WHO

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday said, Were concerned that people are ......

science 2021-12-15 Inshorts

NASA spacecraft touches Suns atmosphere for the first time in history

NASAs Parker Solar Probe touched Suns upper atmosphere, the corona, for the first time in history. ......

science 2021-12-15 Inshorts

Omicron: Vaccines less effective, carries higher risk of reinfection, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said preliminary evidence suggests that coronavir......

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Omicron infects 70 times faster but is less severe, study says

The omicron variant replicates around 70 times faster than delta and the original Covid-19 strain,......

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Nasa spacecraft achieves milestone by ‘touching’ Suns surface. Details here

A spacecraft launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) has achieved wha......

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Fauci says boosters curb Omicron, sees no need for specific shot

Existing vaccine booster shots appear to protect against the omicron variant, and as of now there’......

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Omicron: How worried should we be about the new covid variant?

The Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in 77 countries since it was first identified th......

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Rarely-seen fish with transparent head & green eyes spotted in US, video released

Scientists recently captured footage of a rarely-seen deep-sea fish with a bulbous, transparent hea......

science 2021-12-14 Inshorts

Two doses of Covid vaccines induce lower antibody levels against Omicron: Oxford study

London: Two doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines generate lower levels of antibodies ......

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To fight the global Covid-19 pandemic, we need a global game plan

For many months in 2020, Covid-19 was the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. And deaths this year ha......

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China’s quest for space power starts with moon dust

HONG KONG : Nestled in 3.82 pounds of moon soil is what China hopes could be the answer to fue......

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Lecturers claim to discover 7 fossil sites in J&K; video surfaces

A video has surfaced after two lecturers claimed to have discovered seven fossil sites in Jammu and......

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Omicron able to evade immunity from jabs, previous infection: study

NEW DELHI : New research suggests that people previously infected with covid-19 and those who ar......

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US scientists develop a sleeping bag to protect astronomers vision

Researchers from University of Texas have developed a sleeping bag equipped with suction technology......

science 2021-12-13 Inshorts

Omicron has increased transmissibility, reduces vaccine efficacy as per early data: WHO

The WHO has said that Omicron appears to have a growth advantage over Delta based on current limite......

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Omicron: Previously infected, vaccinated have stronger basic defence, says study

NEW DELHI : Even though Omicron variant has a capability to evade gained immunity, new research ......

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This years brightest comet Leonard to sweep closest to Earth today

The Leonard comet, the brightest comet of 2021, will fly closest to Earth on Sunday. The comet whic......

science 2021-12-12 Inshorts

The big vaccine pivot: Merck falters on covid-19 shots, then makes one for rival J&J

Weeks after Merck & Co. scrapped development of its Covid-19 vaccines in January, one of its senio......

science 2021-12-12 Livemint

Chewing gum to reduce Covid-19 transmission?What scientists say

Pennsylvania: A chewing gum has been developed by a team of researchers that is laced with a plant......

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Fish thought to be extinct found after nearly 50 years in Turkey; pic surfaces

A freshwater fish that scientists thought was extinct has been found in Turkey. The Batman River lo......

science 2021-12-09 Inshorts

2 unmanned missions to be launched in 2022 before Gaganyaan: Govt

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said India will launch two unmanned missions accompanied ......

science 2021-12-09 Inshorts

‘Vaccination & natural infection boost production of potent covid antibodies’

NEW DELHI : Making a case for booster shots of coronavirus vaccines, research has shown that a c......

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AstraZeneca covid-19 antibody authorized by FDA as novel tool to prevent symptomatic disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a preventive antibody combination from AstraZene......

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Japanese billionaire takes off for 12-day ISS visit before 2023 Moon trip

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the Founder of custom-fit apparel brand ZOZO, has blasted off ......

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Mysterious lights spotted by pilot from 39,000 feet over Pacific Ocean, pic viral

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NASA releases graphic showing how plastic dumped in oceans moves around the world

An animation released by NASA shows how the plastic that is dumped into oceans moves around the wor......

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Pfizer jabs effectiveness on Omicron: Study shows booster to provide protection

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Therapeutic potential against Delta, Omicron found in llama & camel antibodies

NEW DELHI : Scientists have found the therapeutic potential of an unusual class of immune protei......

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Pfizer-BioNTech covid-19 vaccine loses significant effectiveness against omicron in early study, companies say

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE said a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine neutralized the Omicron va......

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How blood samples are helping scientists test Covid-19 vaccines against Omicron

Human blood samples and the substance that makes fireflies glow are among the tools that scientist......

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AstraZeneca antibody shots get emergency FDA clearance

AstraZeneca Plc’s antibody cocktail received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug......

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Excited, feel like school student: Japanese billionaire day before space trip

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Reinfection with Omicron seems to be 3 times more common than with Delta: WHO

WHO Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan has said that data from South Africa revealed that reinfe......

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Archaeologists find longhouses dating back to Late Nordic Age

Archaeologists discovered a cluster of longhouses, long and narrow, single-room buildings dating ba......

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NASA picks 10 astronaut recruits to train for missions to Moon, Mars

NASA has announced the selection of its 10 new astronaut candidates, six men and four women chosen ......

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NASA shares pics of Earth from space during only total solar eclipse of 2021

NASA shared photos of the only total solar eclipse of 2021, which took place on December 4, as seen......

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Photographer captures detailed 300-megapixel pic of Sun, feather-like patterns visible

Photographer Andrew McCarthy has shared a detailed image of the Sun that he claimed to have capture......

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Activation of dopaminergic neurons makes humans social: Study

A study found that the activation of certain neurons responsible for the release of pleasure molecu......

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Leonard, the brightest comet of the year, to fly past Earth on December 12

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Anil Menon, son of Indian immigrant, among NASAs 10 new astronaut recruits

NASA has announced 10 new astronaut candidates chosen from over 12,000 applicants to train for futu......

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GSKs Covid antibody treatment works on Omicron mutations, finds study

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Glaxo says its Covid-19 antibody drug works against Omicron

GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Vir Biotechnology Inc. said their Covid-19 antibody treatment retained eff......

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WHO advisory group looking at mix and match Covid-19 vaccines

GENEVA : The World Health Organizations group of advisory experts is considering evidence this w......

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Omicron threat takes the shine off Covid vaccine anniversary

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What you should know about treating Covid-19

Within a few weeks, the US could have access to the first antiviral pills to treat Covid-19, eithe......

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Cube-shaped mystery hut spotted on Moon, pic surfaces

Chinas Yutu-2 rover spotted a cube-shaped object while working its way across Von Karman crater on ......

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It doesnt look like theres a great degree of severity to Omicron so far: Dr Fauci

US President Joe Bidens Chief Medical Advisor, Dr Anthony Fauci, has said its too early to really m......

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Omicron coronavirus variant linked with high risk of reinfection: Study

Johannesburg: The recently identified Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 is associated with a substanti......

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Next pandemic could be more lethal than Covid, vaccine creator says

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Scientists studying omicron in South Africa see rise in covid-19 reinfections

Scientists in South Africa tracking the spread of Omicron say they are seeing a rise in coronaviru......

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Booster dose of 6 Covid-19 vaccines safe, increases immunity: Lancet

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NASA delays spacewalk citing space debris risk to ISS astronauts

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Moderna CEO warns vaccines less effective against Omicron, markets tumble

Drugmaker Modernas chief executive has predicted that existing vaccines could be much less effecti......

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How India is preparing for Omicron: ‘We learnt a lot from the second wave’

India will bolster Covid-19 genome sequencing efforts, hoping early detection of the newly-emerged......

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Covishield remained effective even during Delta surge, finds Lancet study

A study published in reputed medical journal Lancet found that Serum Institutes Covishield vaccine......

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Merck’s covid-19 pill to be reviewed by FDA advisers

An outside panel of scientific advisers to the Food and Drug Administration is scheduled to meet T......

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Not clear if Omicron more transmissible or causes more severe disease: WHO

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New COVID-19 variant is a wake-up call at what viruses do: WHO Chief Scientist

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Omicron symptoms include tiredness, scratchy throat: Doctor who 1st spotted new variant

The South African doctor who first spotted the new Omicron variant said the patients had unfamiliar......

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People who had COVID-19 may become reinfected more easily with Omicron: WHO

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Omicron may elude current vaccines, new vaccine may be ready in early 2022: Moderna

Modernas Chief Medical Officer said he suspected Omicron may elude current vaccines. We should know......

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First photo of omicron released, WHO shares update on Covid variant: 10 points

The World Health Organization on 26 November designated the covid variant B.1.1.529, named Omicron......

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Omicron poses very high global risk, world must prepare, warns WHO

GENEVA : The heavily mutated Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally and......

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Covid-19 vaccine makers assess Omicron response

Vaccine makers will spend several weeks assessing the danger and potential impact of the coronavir......

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In naming Omicron variant, authorities skipped ‘Xi’ and ‘Nu’

As health authorities around the world grappled with the emergence of a new strain of the coronav......

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Covid-19 vaccines or infections: Which carries the stronger immunity?

Evidence is building that immunity from Covid-19 infection is at least as strong as that from vacc......

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Omicron coronavirus variant raises questions among scientists

The fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant recently identified in South Africa has virologist......

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Scientists eye variant-neutral vaccines amid omicron threat

MUMBAI : A variant-neutral vaccine that could deal with the threat of emerging mutations of coro......

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NASA delays $10-bn James Webb telescope launch after incident

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Pharmacists try new tricks to ease kids’ covid shots: Jugglers, ‘VIP’ rooms

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Switzerland scientists growing chocolates in lab

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Astronomers finds exoplanet 1.4x size of Jupiter and rare stars hotter than Sun

Indian astronomers have added another feather to their cap as they have recently made two discover......

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Even if you are fully vaccinated, continue wearing masks, says WHO

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Covaxin meets WHO efficacy for Covid vaccines for Delta variant: Bharat Biotech

Bharat Biotech has updated the efficacy of Covaxin to 65.2% against the Delta variant. Bharat Biot......

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Covid-19: ITC starts clinical trials of nasal spray

New Delhi: Diversified entity ITC on Thursday confirmed that it is developing a nasal spray for CO......

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WHO discusses new Covid-19 variant with ‘unusual’ mutations

World Health Organization officials met on Thursday to discuss a new coronavirus variant circulati......

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South Africa detects new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations. Read here

Scientists in South Africa said Thursday they had detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mu......

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IFS officer shares pics of Arctic region 105yrs apart; asks notice anything special?

IFS officer Parveen Kaswan on Wednesday shared two pictures of Arctic region taken 105 years apart ......

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Albert Einsteins notes for theory of relativity sell for record Rs.96.7 crore

A rare manuscript containing preparatory work for Albert Einsteins theory of relativity has been so......

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NASA telescope captures picture of a star being born

NASAs Hubble space telescope has captured a new image of a star forming hundreds of light-years awa......

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Doctors remove 20-yr-old tumour weighing 8.5kg from womans liver in Jaipur

Doctors performed an eight-hour-long surgery to remove a 20-year-old tumour weighing 8.5kg from the......

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Covaxin 50% effective against COVID shows 1st real-world study published in Lancent

The first real-world assessment of the effectiveness of Covaxin against symptomatic COVID-19 at lea......

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NASA, SpaceX launch new test mission DART to defend Earth

WASHINGTON : Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), a new mission was launched by NASA on Wedn......

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Covid-19 antibody tests in demand as people worry about immunity

Some people are taking Covid-19 antibody tests to determine whether they might be protected again......

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NASA to launch test mission of asteroid-deflecting spacecraft

LOS ANGELES : By Steve Gorman A SpaceX rocket was set to blast off from California late Tuesday ......

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NASA’s asteroid defense mission to smash probe into distant space rock

The first planetary defense mission takes to the skies early Wednesday, when the National Aeronaut......

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NASA launches DART spacecraft with the mission to kick an asteroid off course

NASA is preparing a mission to deliberately smash a spacecraft into an asteroid -- a test run shou......

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No need for Covid booster dose for now, huge third wave unlikely: AIIMS Director

Booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are not needed in India as of now, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep......

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Satellite industry grows as investors bet billions on space-derived data

Dozens of companies are dotting the skies with satellites, part of a growing bet that buyers on Ea......

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Want to work with Elon Musk? SpaceX hiring for Starlink satellite in India

Elon Musks satellite manufacturing company SpaceX has announced two job opportunities in India. Sp......

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When should you get a covid-19 booster shot?

As eligibility for Covid-19 boosters widens in parts of the U.S., some people wonder when they sho......

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Covid-19 breakthrough hospitalizations concentrated among most vulnerable

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NASA seeks ideas on how to put a nuclear power plant on the moon

If anyone has a good idea on how to put a nuclear fission power plant on the moon, the US governme......

science 2021-11-21 Livemint

Expect more COVID drugs next year. But we’ve wasted so much time getting here

Several COVID drugs are in the pipeline for 2022, some you can potentially take at home, others fo......

science 2021-11-21 Livemint

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna covid-19 boosters for all adults backed by FDA, CDC

Booster shots from Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE and Moderna Inc. will be available to all a......

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River of smoke seen over Delhi, nearby areas due to farm fires; NASA shares pic

NASA shared a picture showing river of smoke over Delhi and nearby areas on November 11 due to crop......

science 2021-11-19 Inshorts

Why does the Moon turn red during lunar eclipse?

During a lunar eclipse, the Earth lies directly between the Sun and the Moon, causing the Earth to ......

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In pics: Longest partial lunar eclipse in over 500 years

A partial lunar eclipse, longest in over 500 years, took place on Friday clocking it at 3 hours, 28......

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HIV positive Argentine womans immunity cured her naturally: Study

A 30-year-old woman from Argentina is believed to have naturally fought off HIV virus through her i......

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Longest partial lunar eclipse since 1440, red moon visible without equipments

The longest partial lunar eclipse in nearly 600 years, which will bathe the Moon in red, was visib......

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Pfizer to apply for EU authorization of its COVID pill on Friday

Pfizer plans to apply for a European authorisation of its experimental antiviral pill to treat COV......

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US authorises Covid boosters for all adults

The United States today extended the authorization of Covid-19 vaccine boosters to all people aged......

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Prospects of intellectual-property waiver on Covid-19 vaccines fade

An agreement to waive the intellectual-property rights underpinning Covid-19 vaccines—a prospect p......

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Tapeworms found living in US mans brain for years; doctors say he had no symptoms

Doctors who treated a US man with seizures, disorientation and strange behaviour said tapeworms had......

science 2021-11-18 Inshorts

Masks cut Covid risk in half, new study shows

As Covid-19 makes a comeback in Europe, one study offers a reminder that simple measures like mask......

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When is Lunar eclipse? Beaver Moon set to be longest partial eclipse of century

A rare lunar eclipse coming later this week is expected to be the longest in 581 years. Here’s whe......

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Cipla launches Spirofy for early diagnosis for COPD, Asthma

Drug major Cipla announced the launch of Spirofy, Indias first pneumotach based portable, wireless......

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How Chandrayaan-2 avoided collision with NASAs orbiter

To avoid collision with NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) last month, Chandrayaan-2 perform......

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Russia’s antisatellite missile test adds to space-junk concern

Orbital debris created when a Russian missile destroyed a defunct satellite on Monday adds to a pr......

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NASA may not be able to send humans to Moon until 2026: US watchdog

NASA might not be able to send humans back to Moon under its Artemis mission until 2026 at the earl......

science 2021-11-16 Inshorts

A centralized database for research and clinical trials is in the works

NEW DELHI : The Union government is working on a centralized database with detailed information ......

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Poor dental hygiene could raise the risk of Covid

PRESTON : Not brushing your teeth will get you in trouble with the dentist – but since the arriv......

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Vaccine laggards pick up speed in run-up to festivals

As India began rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine earlier this year, some states such as Telangana, ......

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CDC advisers to discuss Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for young children

Experts advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are scheduled to meet Tuesday to c......

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Hubble space telescope remains in safe mode, probe going on: NASA

NASA is continuing to investigate why the instruments in the Hubble Space Telescope recently went i......

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Booster vaccine dose effective in reducing severe covid-19-related outcomes

NEW DELHI: A booster dose of vaccine is more effective in reducing severe covid-19-related outcome......

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Novavax COVID vaccine gets first authorization; expects more within weeks: CEO

Novavax Inc expects regulators in India, the Philippines and elsewhere to make a decision on its C......

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Remains of dog-sized sea scorpion that lived 400 mn yrs ago found in China

Scientists from Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology have recently unearthed the fossil r......

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Jupiters Great Red Spot may be 500 kms deep, wide enough to swallow Earth: NASA

Data from NASAs Juno spacecraft has revealed that Jupiters Great Red Spot could be roughly 350-500 ......

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Strong geomagnetic storm may hit Earth tomorrow as Sun fires off massive flare

The Space Weather Prediction Center under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA......

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Fluvoxamine helps in reducing extended hospitalization: study

NEW DELHI : Treating high-risk covid-19 patients with fluvoxamine at an early stage reduced the ......

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Covid-19: Optimus concludes Phase 3 clinical trial of Molnupiravir oral capsule

Optimus Pharma has announced that it has successfully completed Phase 3 clinical trial of Molnupir......

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Antidepressant fluvoxamine significantly reduces Covid-19 hospitalization

A widely available antidepressant holds promise as a treatment for Covid-19, according to a new st......

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COVID-19 can be transmitted by fully vaccinated people at home: Lancet report

Fully vaccinated people can contract and pass on Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that cause......

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Hospitals see rise in enquiries on mixing vax

MUMBAI : Several individuals who have received one shot of Covaxin have inquired whether they ca......

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Covid-19 virus test results may vary based on time of day: Study

WASHINGTON : The test sensitivity of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may vary based ......

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SpaceX to fix toilet leaks in Dragon capsules before weekend launch

SpaceX is taming some toilet troubles in its Dragon capsules before launching four more astronauts......

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Obesity kills over 40 lakh in US annually: Report

According to new findings, safe and non-invasive obesity treatments that are underutilised can hel......

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Pfizer-BioNTech covid-19 vaccine for young children to be reviewed by FDA advisers

Experts advising the Food and Drug Administration are scheduled to meet Tuesday to consider endor......

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People are using Marijuana to treat anxiety and depression, but science is murky

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Moderna data shows covid-19 vaccine produced strong immune response in 6- to 11-year-olds

Moderna Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine was generally safe and induced the desired immune responses in chi......

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Signs of 1st possible planet outside our galaxy found: NASA

Researchers may have detected the signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way for ......

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Moderna data shows Covid vax produced strong immune response in 6-to 11-yr olds

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Covid poses bigger risk of brain conditions than vaccines: Study

Covid-19 is more likely to cause rare neurological conditions than vaccines, according to a study ......

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Will Swasth Bharat Yojana help revive our creaky health infra?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructu......

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Swadesh to host a repository of big data on brain disorders

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Are Covid-19 vaccines safe for kids? What parents should know

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE said on Sept. 20 that their Covid-19 vaccine was found safe to use amo......

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NASA delays launch of Artemis I mission to the Moon to February

NASA will be launching its uncrewed Artemis I mission to the Moon in February 2022. The mission was......

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Owl rarely seen in 150 yrs clicked in wild for 1st time: Scientists

British scientists working in Ghana have photographed a giant owl, that has rarely been seen for 15......

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What is a prop gun and how can it fire deadly shots

The discharge of a prop firearm by Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust on Thursday killed th......

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Fish found with parasite that eats its tongue and later becomes its tongue

A state park in US Texas has shared a picture of a fish whose tongue was eaten by a parasite, and t......

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The unlikely outsiders who won the race for a Covid-19 vaccine

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Digital etiquette is changing. Here are 7 ways to stay up to date.

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Millions of Indians are unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end. Heres why

Tens of millions of Indian adults are unlikely to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end o......

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Is a Moderna, Pfizer or J&J Covid-19 booster shot best for you

You can get a different booster shot than the vaccine you originally received, the FDA says. Here’s......

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Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot restores full covid protection

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE said a booster shot of their Covid-19 vaccine restored full protection ......

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Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot was 95.6% effective in large trial, companies say

A third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE was found in a large study to......

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First dinosaur era crab fully preserved in amber found: Harvard

An international team of scientists have discovered the first dinosaur era crab fully preserved in ......

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South Koreas 1st domestic rocket fails to put dummy satellite in orbit

South Korea launched its first homegrown rocket today, but failed to fully place a dummy satellite ......

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‘Covid vax for kids 5-11 will be at pediatric offices, schools once authorized’

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration plans to make Covid-19 vaccines available to children age......

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In potential miracle, kidney from pig works in human patient

A US medical team has succeeded in temporarily attaching a pigs kidney to a person, a transplant br......

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India’s 1 billion covid-19 vaccine doses: some inequities addressed, some remain

India crossed the key landmark of administering 1 billion covid-19 vaccine doses on Thursday, havin......

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Covid-19: Can new variants of the coronavirus keep emerging?

WASHINGTON : With more than half the world still not vaccinated, the virus will likely keep findi......

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Ready for sequel on Moon: Russian filmmaker who shot movie in space

Russian filmmaker Klim Shipenko, who has reportedly filmed the first movie in space, has said that ......

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Atea’s Covid-19 oral treatment fails in midstage trial

Experimental treatment doesn’t cut viral load in nonhospitalized patients with mild to moderate sym......

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Why Covaxin is yet to win WHOs emergency approval

The World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) approval for emergency use listing (EUL) for Bharat Biotech......

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Explained: What is causing heavy rains in Uttarakhand, Kerala over few days

A confluence of cyclonic storms forming in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea is among the bigge......

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White dwarf seen switching on & off for the 1st time: Astronomers

Researchers led by Durham University have seen a white dwarf abruptly switching on and off for the ......

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NASAs newly launched Lucy spacecraft faces issues with solar panel

NASA has revealed that one of its newly launched spacecraft Lucys 24-foot-wide solar panels may not......

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One Covid-19 vaccine may protect against other coronaviruses: Study

Washington: COVID-19 vaccines and prior coronavirus infections can provide broad immunity against o......

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FDA nearing approval for mixing and matching covid-19 booster shots

The Food and Drug Administration is moving to soon allow people to receive booster shots that are d......

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More than 300 covid-19 vaccines are being developed: WHO

NEW DELHI : With covid-19 pandemic entering into second year, pharmaceutical companies across the......

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New Covid-19 discovery might predict patient death, hospitalisation: Study

Copenhagen: In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen presented what could be a......

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COVID and flu: How big could the dual-threat be this winter?

NORWICH : Although COVID infections are currently low or in decline in most western countries asi......

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From Covid to cancer: High hopes for versatile mRNA tech. How it works

The coronavirus pandemic has made vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna and the mRNA technology......

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Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for longest mission

Three astronauts successfully docked with Chinas new space station on Saturday on what is set to be......

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The worrying gap in vaccinating our 45-plus population

Indias covid-19 vaccination roll-out to the general public was designed to cover the older populati......

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More than 50% recovered experience long Covid symptoms up to six months: Study

More than half number of people diagnosed with Covid-19 experience post-Covid symptoms, known as lo......

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All you need to know about Covaxin for kids

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has r......

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Our last chance to find Covid origins, says WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday its newly formed advisory group on da......

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William Shatner, Star Treks Captain Kirk becomes worlds oldest astronaut

Legendary Canadian actor William Shatners reel-life career turned into a reality after he blasted i......

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Scientists explore tea, banana waste to develop non-toxic activated carbon

NEW DELHI: A team of Indian scientists has used tea and banana waste to prepare non-toxic activated......

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WHO says it may be last chance to find COVID origins

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday its newly formed advisory group on dangerous ......

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Single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine 70% effective against Delta variant: RDIF

Single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine is said to have demonstrated 70% efficacy against highly contagio......

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Blue Origin spacecraft carrying Star Trek actor Shatner launches in Texas

A fully autonomous Blue Origin rocketship lifted off on Wednesday from a launch site in rural West ......

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Covaxin jabs for children: All you need to know

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has r......

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