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First breath testing device to detect Covid-19 infection has been authorised

The first device that can detect Covid-19 in breath samples has been given an emergency use author......

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COVID 4th wave: 8 symptoms to watch out for amid XE variant fears

Despite COVID cases and related fatalities showing a sign of decline, the World Health Organisatio......

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This new peptide Covid vaccine offers better protection against Covid-19 virus

Covid-19 vaccine: Spelling positive news for Covid-19 patients, a newly developed Covid-19 vaccine......

science 2022-04-14 Livemint

Rare close conjunction of Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Saturn to be seen in April

The month of April will see a rare celestial event as Saturn and Jupiter join Mars and Venus in co......

science 2022-04-14 Livemint

Can Rift Valley Fever (RVF) virus cause another pandemic? Heres what WHO said

Rift Valley Fever (RVF) virus has been discovered in human cells, a Kashmir-based virologist notif......

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Meteor that hit Earth in 2014 came from another solar system, confirm scientists

A meteor that hit Earth in January 2014 did come from another solar system and has therefore becom......

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‘Bigger than Rhode Island’: NASA on largest comet ever spotted. See photos

C/2014 UN271, the largest comet ever seen by astronomers, has an estimated diameter of approximate......

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Mumbai covid patient’s sample test rules out any XE variant

NEW DELHI : The Indian SARS Cov2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) on Wednesday confirmed that the co......

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Covid update: 2 new Omicron sister variants BA.4 and BA.5 on WHO radar

Two new Omicron sister variants - BA.4 and BA.5 - are now under the radar of the World Health Orga......

science 2022-04-13 Livemint

Amid new XE variant, experts says voluntary use of masks must be promoted

NEW DELHI : Healthcare experts have urged Indian citizens to voluntarily keep wearing masks, eve......

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Immune to covid? It’s possible — but a medical mystery

One of the more astonishing things that scientists learned from deliberately exposing volunteers t......

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Even mild COVID can cause infertility: IIT-B study explains

Even mild or moderate COVID-19 illness can cause infertility, an Indian Institute of Technology (I......

science 2022-04-11 Livemint

WHO monitors two new Omicron Covid sub-variants BA.4, BA.5: All you need to know

The world Health Organisation (WHO) has informed that they are now tracking two new subvariants of......

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Can XE variant lead to COVID 4th wave? Experts on 7 symptoms, severity

With two new cases of XE COVID variant being detected in Maharashtra and Gujarat, fresh scare of t......

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The BA.2 variant is spreading. Do you need to worry?

You’re going to the movies and eating indoors. Your kid stopped wearing a mask to school; you no l......

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Omicron symptoms or allergies: 3 times you should get tested for COVID

With the daily COVID count declining significantly, people started going out on a regular basis. H......

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Researchers discover new cell type that may affect human lung disease. Read here

PHILADELPHIA : A research published in journal Nature has informed that researchers have discove......

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Mushrooms can talk to each other and recognise up to 50 words: Research

Mushrooms can talk to each other and recognise up to 50 words, according to a research. The study o......

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Earth likely to be hit by geomagnetic storm today and tomorrow

Earth is expected to be hit by a geomagnetic storm on Wednesday and Thursday, as per a forecast by ......

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Microplastics found in live human lungs for the first time

Scientists have discovered microplastics in live human lungs for the first time. Researchers from t......

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Even remote areas of Arctic found littered with plastic waste: Research

High concentrations of waste plastics have been found on seafloor, rivers and remote snow-clad area......

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Over 12 maggots removed from mans eye in France; pic surfaces

Doctors in France reported a rare case of tiny sheep bot fly larvae, also known as maggots, infesti......

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Pic shows leg of dinosaur killed on same day a giant asteroid hit Earth

A preserved leg of a dinosaur thought to have been killed on the day a giant asteroid slammed into ......

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Smoking during pregnancy may not cause ADHD in children: Study

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 46 prior studies showed though smoking during pregnancy is......

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New cell discovered in human lungs that may treat respiratory disease

Scientists discovered a new type of cell named respiratory airway secretory cells (RASCs) in human ......

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Rare ancient cemetery of flying reptiles found in Chile: Scientists

Scientists have unearthed a rare cemetery of ancient flying reptiles that roamed the Atacama desert......

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Largest annual rise of atmospheric methane seen since 1983: NOAA

Scientists observed the largest annual increase of atmospheric methane in 2021 since systematic mea......

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Earliest-known galaxy spotted 13.5 bn light-years away, pic released

Astronomers have discovered what appears to be the earliest, most distant galaxy ever spotted- a ga......

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Liquorice may help with cancer treatment: Study

Liquorice, a popular candy, may help in preventing and treating certain types of cancers, a study s......

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53-year-old womans skin cells de-aged by 30 years in trial by UK researchers

In a new trial conducted by researchers in UKs Cambridge, the skin cells of a 53-year-old woman wer......

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Researchers identify over 5,500 new RNA viruses in the ocean

Researchers have identified at least 5,500 new RNA virus species from 35,000 water samples from oce......

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NASA to resume crucial Artemis 1 Moon missions wet dress rehearsal

NASA will be resuming its wet dress rehearsal for Artemis 1 Moon mission today. It began the rehear......

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Exercise can lower risk of getting bowel cancer: Research

According to research, exercising multiple times a week over an extended period of time can reduce ......

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Insomnia could increase the risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

According to a study, people with insomnia are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. ......

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Dead shark in UK found to have meningitis in a worlds first case

A rare Greenland dead shark found washed up on a beach in the UKs Cornwall had meningitis, post mor......

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Amid large Covid-19 outbreaks in Asia, UN Chief Guterres expresses caution

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has cautioned that the Covid-19 pandemic is ......

science 2022-04-09 Livemint

What you should know about treating covid-19

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the first antiviral pills to treat Covid-19 from Pfize......

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Mountain streams can indicate global warming? Study explains phenomenon

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA : A study published in the journal Ecological Monographs ha......

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Expert lauds booster dose for 18+ to protect against new variants

NEW DELHI : New variants are coming. Booster doses will increase immunity as well, Chairman and ......

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Space-X launches first all private mission to space station. Watch here

The all private mission to International Space Station (ISS) has been launched. Space-X shared an ......

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Covid-19 in sewage water? INSACOG starts surveillance across 15 states

The Indian Sars-CoV-2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) has started surveillance of sewage water at 19 ......

science 2022-04-08 Livemint

First all private mission to ISS takes off today. Heres how, when you can watch

First all-private flight to the International Space Station (ISS) is set to take off on Friday, 8 ......

science 2022-04-08 Livemint

High immune response to Covid variants in breakthrough cases after 2 Covaxin jabs: ICMR study

A recent ICMR study says a booster dose of Covaxin provides better protection against the disease ......

science 2022-04-08 Livemint

Should you be concerned about Omicron’s new variant?

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) statement on Wednesday reporting the first case of XE......

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How Ukraine used a ragtag arsenal to thwart Russia’s air attacks

Russia began its war with Ukraine wielding far superior air power. But with Soviet-era anti-air sy......

science 2022-04-08 Livemint

Why we’re all forgetting things right now

Grant Shields was teaching a college seminar to 24 students last week when his mind went blank. He......

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NIV scientists to genome sequence XE coronavirus variant found in Mumbai

NEW DELHI: Scientists with the National Institute of Virology, Pune, will analyse the samples foun......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Mumbai: Hours after detection of XE variant, new evidence comes to light

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday came out with a clarification on the report......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Risk of serious blood clots up to 6 months after Covid, even in mild cases

Those infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, have an increased risk of developi......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

XE variant of Covid-19: Everything we know so far about the new mutation

India recorded the first case of the more transmissible Covid-19 variant ‘XE’ in Mumbai on Wednesd......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Alert! Geomagnetic storm likely to hit earth today or tomorrow. Details here

The earth is likely to hit by a geomagnetic storm today or tomorrow. The forecast was confirmed by......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Highly transmissible Covid XE variant found in Mumbai: 5 things to know

Mumbai on Wednesday reported India’s first case of the highly-transmissible coronavirus variant, X......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

The role of food labels in a healthy diet

India has been dragging its feet over regulating packaged and processed food, despite growing addi......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Paytm will be operationally profitable in six quarters: Sharma

MUMBAI : Paytm, whose shares have plunged 70% from its initial share sale price, said it expects......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Omicron-infected show high immune response against Delta: NIV study

PUNE : Indian virologists say their research reveals people who have contracted the Omicron varian......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Covid-19 increases risk of developing this...: What this new study says

A new study that came out on Thursday revealed that people who have had Covid-19 are at an increas......

science 2022-04-07 Livemint

Can long Covid cause mental health woes? New research to look into long Covid

In an attempt to confront the Covid-19 pandemics lasting shadow, President Joe Biden has ordered a......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

Fourth jabs protection against Covid is short lived for those above 60: Study

JERUSALEM : As world anticipates a fourth wave of Covid-19 at a time, Shanghai, the financial hu......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

These photos of clouds by NASA astronaut will keep you transfixed. See pics here

NASA astronaut Kayla Barrons Instagram page is a treat for all cloud gazers. Her pictures of cloud......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

Severe Omicron symptoms can be averted if…: Expert explains

The protection from 3 COVID vaccines lasts for over four months averting severe symptoms from the ......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

Anti-diabetic drug metformin can be used for recovering TB patients: ICMR

Diabetes drug metformin can play a key role in preventing lung tissue fibrosis, and thereby improv......

science 2022-04-06 Livemint

Omicron symptoms: How to identify whether its cold or COVID

With COVID situation stabilising and authorities withdrawing the curbs, people have started return......

science 2022-04-05 Livemint

Sea creatures learned to gallop even before land animals existed: Study

A study has found that fish-like animals pioneered the ability to gallop 472 million years ago, eve......

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Meteorite gouged 31 km-wide crater into Greenland 58 mn years ago: Study

The 31 km-wide crater that was discovered beneath Greenlands thick Hiawatha ice sheet in 2015 was f......

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Researchers suggest saffron was 1st domesticated in Bronze Age Greece

Researchers said artworks, genetics both pointed out that saffron or Crocus sativus, worlds costlie......

science 2022-04-05 Inshorts

Serious mental illness may increase risk of heart disease in adults: Study

A US-based study that analysed over 6,00,000 adults revealed that people who are diagnosed with ser......

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Fish species bearing bright pink colour found in coral reefs of Maldives

A new fish species bearing bright pink colour has been found living in the deep reefs of the Maldiv......

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Oldest known ancestor of octopuses had 10 limbs: Study

Palaeontologists on Tuesday said the oldest known ancestor of octopuses which lived nearly 330 mill......

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Chandrayaan-2 spectrometer discovers Argon in Moons exosphere: ISRO

ISRO on Tuesday said that Chandras Atmospheric Composition Explorer-2, a mass spectrometer onboard ......

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Mummification in Europe could be older than previously known: Study

Researchers found mummies dating back 8,000 years ago in Portugals Sado Valley suggesting that mumm......

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Stellar explosion pushed particles close to cosmic speed limit: Study

A study published on Thursday said a massive explosion in a white dwarf star called nova accelerate......

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Italy clears construction of 6 wind farms as part of renewables drive

Italian government has approved construction of six wind energy farms as part of its measures to sp......

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NASA to open moon sample sealed 50 yrs ago to study them in new ways

NASA is about to open vacuum-sealed sample of moon collected during Apollo 17 mission in 1972. Agen......

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Sometimes sharks sleep with their eyes open, find scientists

Australian scientists have found that sometimes sharks sleep with their eyes wide open. In order to......

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Green agriculture, conservation techniques employed in US farms: Govt

US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said farmers adopted conservation strategies to enhance climate......

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Russian space agency head bars employees from leaving country: Report

Dmitry Rogozin, Head of Russian space agency Roscosmos prohibited agency employees from travelling ......

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Scientists find new species of giant tortoise on Galapagos Islands

Ecuadors Galapagos National Park on Thursday said scientists found a new species of giant tortoise.......

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UK-based startup Space Forge aim to launch countrys 1st satellite

UK-based startup Space Forge and Richard Bransons Virgin Orbit may launch Britains first satellite ......

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Sanctions on Russia could cause ISS to crash: Roscosmos chief

Western sanctions against Russia over invasion of Ukraine could cause the International Space Stati......

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Deforestation in Amazon rainforest hit record levels in Feb: Brazil

Brazils National Institute of Space Research (INPE) on Friday said deforestation levels in Amazon r......

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Buzz Aldrins moonwalk photo taken by Armstrong sells for Rs.5.9 lakh

An original picture of former astronaut Buzz Aldrins moonwalk during the first manned lunar landing......

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Mans tongue turns black, hairy in Kerala; pics surface

A Kerala mans tongue turned black and hairy after he was put on a pureed diet following a stroke, a......

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IISc Bluru develops paper-based sensor to detect hydrogen peroxide

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have developed a simpler way, a p......

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Millions living in polluted sacrifice zones across Earth, warns UN expert

Millions of people across the world are living in sacrifice zones suffering from strokes, cancers, ......

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Scientists develop early screening tool to detect autism in 1-2 year olds

Australian scientists have developed a screening tool capable of detecting autism in one to two yea......

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Rare 250-kg carpenter shark caught in Karnataka, pics surface

A rare and endangered species of sawfish or carpenter shark has been caught off coast in Karnatakas......

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Caribbean coral reefs have been warming for at least 100 years: Study

US researchers stated Caribbean coral reefs have been warming for at least 100 years. The team anal......

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Earth-forming meteorites may have formed in outer solar system: Study

Japanese researchers suggested that meteorites that helped form Earth may have formed in the outer ......

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Pet hamsters can trasmit COVID-19 to humans: Hong Kong study

Hong Kong researchers said pet hamsters can pass COVID-19 to humans and that they were most likely ......

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US proposes plan to cut smog pollution from power plants, industries

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed stringent rules to control and lessen i......

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Marks on Japanese monkeys tooth may question human evolution: Study

Scientists from New Zealand, Japan said unusual toothpick-like marks on teeth of wild Japanese mon......

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Wind power generation to rise nearly 70% by 2024 in Sweden: Govt

Swedish Energy Agency, a state-run body on Monday said wind power generation in Sweden is expected ......

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China slams 4 firms for falsifying carbon data, forging test reports

Chinas Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) charged four data verification firms with tamperin......

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UN launches final talks on global biodiversity framework in Geneva

UN on Monday launched its final talks to strike a deal on the global biodiversity framework in Gene......

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NASA shares pic of infant stars energetic outburst, says A star is born

NASA has shared the picture of an energetic outburst from an infant star captured by the Hubble Spa......

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Scientists create material that could make lighter, stronger vehicles

US scientists have created a new lightweight, shock-absorbing material that could help make lighter......

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Octopuses are using garbage in ocean including beer cans for shelter: Study

Researchers in Brazil have compiled 261 photos and videos of 24 species of octopuses interacting wi......

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Germanys greenhouse gas emissions rose by nearly 5% in 2021: Govt

German Environment Agency (UBA) said the countrys greenhouse gas emissions rose by just under 5% in......

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Dengue cases fell drastically during COVID lockdown: Lancet study

Dengue cases across the globe fell drastically during the COVID-19 lockdown, a Lancet study has fou......

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Deep Ocean Mission will bolster observations in Indian Ocean: Centre

Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M Ravichandran on Monday said Deep Ocean Mission will strength......

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Invasive insects will kill 1.4 million US street trees by 2050: Study

A recent study has found that invasive insects will kill 1.4 million street trees in the US in next......

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European Space Agency selects Thales-led team to make oxygen on Moon

An industrial team led by UK-based Thales Alenia Space has been chosen by the European Space Agency......

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Air pollution linked to depressive symptoms in adolescents: Study

A study that examined 213 adolescent participants (aged 9-13 years) has found that exposure to ozon......

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Researchers develop algorithm to study Suns coronal mass ejections

A team of Indian solar physicists has developed an algorithm to study the structure and characteris......

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Pig noises reveal their positive and negative emotions, find scientists

Scientists have created an algorithm using 7000 different types of sounds made by 411 pigs througho......

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EU to propose amber category for gas, nuclear energy investments

EU chief advisor Nathan Fabian on Tuesday said bloc will shortly propose a new category amber for n......

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Cats evolved from 42 million-yr-old sabre-toothed predators: Research

According to research, cats have evolved from hypercarnivore, sabre-toothed predators that lived 42......

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2022 will be among the 10 hottest years on record: Scientists

As per the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2022 had a baking-hot start and scienti......

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Pics show 214-million-year-old geological structure on Earth formed by meteorite

Astronaut Kayla Barron, whos currently aboard ISS, shared photos of a 214-million-year old geologic......

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Bringing outside shoes inside home is health hazard: Scientists

Wearing shoes in the house is just plain gross and a potential health hazard, scientists who study ......

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Species of frog believed to be mute chirps first time in 100 years

Ecuadoran biologist Jorge Brito discovered a toad belonging to the Rhinella festae species chirping......

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Worlds biggest telescope captures star with ancient galaxies in background, pic released

James Webb Space Telescope, the worlds biggest and most powerful space telescope, completed its fin......

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Lead coffin, likely from 14th century, found under Paris Notre Dame

Archaeologists have found an ancient lead sarcophagus with well-preserved contents, probably from t......

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Horse mussels under threat due to conservation failures: Study

Horse mussels, a species of giant mollusc found in the UK waters could be at risk due to unprotecte......

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NASA rolls out its mega Moon rocket for 1st time, shares pics

NASA has rolled out its mega Moon rocket for the first time. The vehicle, known as the Space Launch......

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Rare and deadly virus found in ticks in 6 US states: Study

Scientists have found a rare but potentially deadly Heartland virus in lone star ticks in Georgia. ......

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Russia to work on its own Mars mission after Europe suspends project: Report

Russia will start working on its own Mars mission after Europes ESA announced the suspension of a j......

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Smoke from wildfires destroys ozone layer: Study

Smoke from wildfires can destroy the ozone layer, a study by the University of Waterloo has found. ......

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Great Barrier Reef suffers severe coral bleaching due to high temperature

According to the Australian government agency, the Great Barrier Reef is suffering widespread and s......

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Italian researchers survey and study Europes Calderone glacier

Italian researchers conducted a preliminary radar survey of Europes Calderone glacier on March 13. ......

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Chinas Wuhan vows to create 100 billion yuan space industry by 2025

Chinas Wuhan on Wednesday vowed to create a 100 billion yuan ($15.7 billion) space industry by 2025......

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Scientists find 36-mn-year-old fossil of ancestor of whales in Peru

Palaeontologists on Thursday announced that they have discovered a 36-million-year-old skull belong......

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Netherlands to increase wind farms for doubling wind capacity by 2030

The Netherlands to increase offshore wind farms for doubling the planned capacity by 2030. A source......

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US plans to resume oil, gas development on federal lands

US government on Friday said it plans to resume oil and gas development on federal lands. This come......

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Microbes, minerals may have set off Earths oxygenation: US study

US researchers stated that microbes and minerals may have triggered Earths oxygenation. The team pr......

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ISRO plans to increase number of launches, satellite manufacturing

ISRO Chairman S Somanath said the agency plans to increase the number of launches and satellite man......

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Study proposes moons orbit as gravitational wave detector

An international team of researchers proposed that a natural gravitational wave detector exists in ......

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Scientists find new form of ice that may be found on distant planets

US researchers discovered a new form of ice that may be found on moons and water-rich planets outsi......

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Great Barrier Reef suffers bleaching due to ocean warming: Report

Climate Council, an Australian environmental group on Monday said the Great Barrier Reef is at risk......

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Archaeologists discover 4,000-year-old ancient tombs in Egypt

Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Saturday announced that archaeologists discovered f......

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Smokes from wildfires can destroy Earths ozone layer: Study

Canadian study stated that smokes from wildfires can destroy Earths ozone layer. In its observation......

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Over 5,000 planets exist beyond our solar system, confirms NASA

NASA confirmed that more than 5,000 planets exist beyond our solar system, representing a 30-year j......

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NASA shares sounds of discovery of 5,005 planets outside our solar system

NASA on Tuesday shared a 360-degree animation and sonification tracking humanitys discovery of the ......

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Russia bars its scientists from international conferences

Russian scientists will not participate in international conferences this year, Russias Ministry of......

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UN panel of nations holds talks to reduce carbon emissions

Nearly 200 members of UNs Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) gathered virtually in Lo......

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EU set to delay sustainable farming plans amid Russia-Ukraine war

European Commission (EC) is set to delay the publication of proposals on sustainable farming amid t......

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China aims to boost renewable power, natural gas output by 2025

Chinas National Development and Reform Commission on Tuesday said government aims to increase renew......

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New Delhi remained worlds most polluted capital in 2021: Report

A report by IQAir, a Swiss air quality technology company, stated that Indias overall pollution lev......

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Fish on Great Barrier Reef are losing colour due to climate change: Study

Fish on Australias Great Barrier Reef are losing their colour as coral reefs die during bleaching e......

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Microplastics found in human blood for the first time

Microplastics have been found in the human blood for the first time following a study that detected......

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Polar heatwaves a wake-up call to the urgency of climate crisis: Experts

Polar heatwaves along with growing fossil fuel extraction amid the Russia-Ukraine war could have de......

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Male contraceptive pills found 99% effective in mice

A team of scientists in the US has said that it developed an oral male contraceptive that has been ......

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Indian-American among 2 astronauts conduct spacewalk for nearly 7 hrs

NASA on Wednesday said Raja Chari, an Indian-American from NASA and Matthias Maurer from the Europe......

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UN vows to broaden early weather warning systems in next 5 years

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said early weather warning systems must be broad......

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Tuberculosis can induce premature cellular ageing: Study

Cells of humans and animals who recovered from tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease that usuall......

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Birds are laying eggs earlier than a century ago due to climate change: Study

Birds have started laying eggs up to four weeks earlier than a century ago as climate change has sh......

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Drinking coffee daily may benefit heart: Study

Drinking two to three cups of coffee daily may lower the risk of heart diseases, a study has found.......

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Highest resolution image of the Sun shows dark filaments projecting from surface

The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASAs Solar Orbiter captured detailed images of the Sun. Its th......

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Pic shows collapse of ice shelf as big as Rome in Antarctica as temperature rises

Satellite imagery has captured collapse of a large ice shelf in East Antarctica. The Conger ice she......

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Physicists create extremely compressible gas of light particles

A team of German physicists created an extremely compressible gas of light particles. Researchers s......

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Gene tweaks in vampire bats helped them adapt to blood diet: Study

A team of international researchers on Friday said gene tweaks in vampire bats over the years have ......

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Forest loss in India could become worse than anticipated: Study

UK researchers said that forest loss in India could become a bigger problem than anticipated in the......

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Saliva samples can identify COVID-19 quickly than nasal swabs: Study

A study by American Society for Microbiology stated saliva samples can identify COVID-19 more quick......

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Perus Machu Picchu called by wrong name for over 100 years: Study

Peruvian historian, Donato Amado Gonzales and US archaeologist Brian Bauer said that the world heri......

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Scientists develop theory to understand the heat around Suns corona

Scientists from New Zealands University of Otago have developed a new, unified theory to understand......

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Qatar, Gates Foundation to invest up to $200 mn on green agriculture

Gates Foundation on Sunday said the organisation and Qatar will jointly invest up to $200 million t......

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Space lettuce could protect astronauts bones on Mars mission: Study

US scientists developed genetically-modified lettuce which could be used by astronauts to avoid bon......

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EUs securities watchdog calls for tougher controls in carbon market

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on Monday said tighter controls in carbon emission......

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Pic taken from Earth shows 2 astronauts spacewalking outside ISS

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SpaceX ends production of new Crew Dragon astronaut capsules

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Methane could be first indication of life beyond Earth: US study

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Robot insects developed to search for survivors in collapsed buildings

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S Korea says it successfully test-fired 1st solid-fuel space rocket

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Pluto has 10 ice volcanoes unlike anything seen in solar system: Study

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Mobile phone users do not have an increased risk of brain tumours: Study

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Use of disinfectants during pregnancy linked to asthma, eczema in babies: Study

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NASA spots farthest star ever seen, shares pic

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Good hydration linked to reduced risk of heart failure: Study

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NASA observatory studies neighbouring galaxy from Chile

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Sustainability board proposes new standards for company emissions

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Raw sewage spills into English rivers and sea 1,000 times a day: Govt Data

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First complete, gapless human genome sequence published

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UN climate science panel to focus on cutting greenhouse gas emissions

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First audio recordings on Mars reveal 2 speeds of sound; NASA shares clip

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Scientists to send pic depicting naked man & woman to space for aliens

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NASA conducts last major test before Moon mission launch

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UN Human Rights Council names Tuvalu negotiator as climate expert

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Planet 9 times bigger than Jupiter found forming unconventionally

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Bird population in tropical forests drops by 90% in 40 years: Study

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Mt Everest like youve never seen it before: NASA on pic of Earths highest mountain

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99% of worlds population now breathes polluted air: WHO

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Shanghai orders snap covid tests for 25 million locked-down residents

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XE recombinants virus: 10 symptoms to watch for with mutant strain circulating

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Why so many women in middle age are on antidepressants

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Do you have flu or Covid-19? How to find out, risks involved. WHO answers

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Covid-19 alert: Why WHO has warned against the new virus strain ‘XE’

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NASA kicks off critical countdown test for its mega moon rocket. See details

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This gas may be weakening Earths cooling mechanisms, warns Study. Details here

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WHO warns of 2nd Omicron recombinant virus XE. Details here

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Omicron BA.2 more than 50% COVID variant in US: CDC

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After Omicron+Delta recombinant, 2 more hybrid Covid strains found

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After a brief lull in the spread of covid-19, several European and Asia-Pacific countries recorded......

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Amid fresh global surge, is India at further risk of covid wave?

After a brief lull in the spread of covid-19, several European and Asia-Pacific countries recorded......

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Omicron BA.2 viral load twice as COVID BA.1 subvariant, warns expert

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Amid surge in global Covid-19 cases, Moderna warns on new variants. Top updates

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After Covid, India tries to get on top of tuberculosis

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Long Covid can be prevented by treatment in acute phase? Heres what expert said

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Covid on rise in many countries due to this dangerous ‘double effect: WHO

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Can Covid-19 make your brain shrink? Heres what Oxford study says

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India to run genome sequencing for over a year to spot new covid mutant

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Chinas top doctor has a message for how to deal with Covid cases

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Which Covid variant affects your upper, lower respiratory tract. Read here

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Community medicine expert opposes mixing of doses of covid vaccines

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Arctic sea ice hits 10th-lowest on record, NASA warns of abrupt breakdown. READ

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Can stealth Omicron BA.2 reinfect you if you already had COVID subvariant BA.1?

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ISS astronauts conduct spacewalk, NASA shares live footage. Watch here

NASA had shared on 10 March that the astronauts from International Space Station (ISS) Expedition ......

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Why covid cases are rising again in Europe

Covid-19 is again surging in Western Europe due to a perfect storm of governments lifting restrict......

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New Covid variant Deltacron: What scientists know about this new coronavirus

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NASA finds over 5,000 worlds beyond our solar system. Is there life on them?

The count of confirmed new worlds outside of our solar system just ticked beyond 5,000 with the di......

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COVID can cause type 2 diabetes: 3 worrying symptoms need immediate attention

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War in Ukraine disrupts Russian-European Mars mission and other space ventures

International sanctions tied to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have scuttled several space missions ......

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AstraZeneca COVID drug neutralizes Omicron sub-variants in study

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COVID 4th wave: Centre alerts Maharashtra, other states of Omicron BA.2

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Covid reinfection: For children, natural antibodies last for 7 months

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Can Omicron+Delta recombinant virus cause severe COVID infections? WHO explains

With both Omicron and Delta COVID variants spreading rapidly, recombinants were expected, World He......

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Omicron BA.2: COVID vaccines give protection but…: Study reveals 2 facts

In a piece of good news, a recent study shows mRNA vaccines provide protection against Omicron BA.......

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Can Omicron + Delta recombinant virus cause severe infections? WHO explains

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Overwhelmed by Omicron, Hong Kong runs out of space for its dead

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Phase 2,3 trial data of Indias 1st mRNA Covid vaccine submitted to DCGI: Report

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Covid is still ‘very fit’, moving easily: WHO warns emergence of new variant

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Suffering from sore throat? Heres how to find out whether it is COVID or cold

As the weather changed suddenly and significantly, many are now experiencing cold-like symptoms th......

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NASA rolls out its mega Moon rocket. Key things you need to know

NASAs next-generation moon rocket began a highly anticipated, slow-motion journey out of its assem......

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Covid-19: Britain approves this new therapy for those with weak immune response

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How this country is beating Covid-19 despite 600,000 new cases each day

The East Asian nation South Korea, has recorded more than 600,000 new Covid-19 infections on Thurs......

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COVID can be transmitted from mothers to babies if…: Study reveals data

Transmission of coronavirus from a mother to baby before, during and after childbirth is quite pos......

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Corbevax vaccine for kids: Everything you need to know about this Covid jab

Biological E Limiteds Corbevax is being administered to children in the age group 12-14 in India. ......

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Stealth Omicron BA.2 drives massive Covid surge in China: 8 symptoms

Driven by the stealth Omicron, China is currently witnessing a massive Covid surge. On Tuesday alo......

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WHO: New Covid deaths fell 17% last week, but cases rising

GENEVA : The number of new coronavirus deaths reported worldwide fell by 17% in the last week wh......

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US staring at another spike in Covid cases? Warnings signs seen in some communit

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Record-breaking NASA astronaut set for return in a Russian capsule: 10 updates

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Is a fourth Covid dose required? Heres what top vaccine manufacturers said

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Dizziness, Fatigue: Common symptoms of Stealth Omicron you should not ignore

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Schools in this Gulf country to include Yoga in sports curriculum. Details here

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Are Covid-19 infections going back up? Data from sewer has potential warning

A wastewater network that monitors for Covid-19 trends is warning that cases are once again rising......

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What is stealth omicron variant? China battles biggest Covid outbreak in 2 years

The east Asian country of China has locked down a coronavirus-hit northeastern province and has al......

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Why masking, physical distancing should continue in the post-Covid world?

Public health measures, such as masking and physical distancing, that have been a high-profile par......

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ECMO treatment leads to exceptional lung recovery in severe Covid cases: Study

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Suffering from long Covid-induced diabetes, depression? Exercise can help!

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WHO lists 3 most common post-Covid symptoms

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Omicron BA.2 still very high; UK study reveals how it is affecting us

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Moderna starts study of hybrid Covid vaccine targeting Omicron

Moderna on Thursday said it had started a study of a booster shot that combines a formulation desi......

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Omicron+Delta recombinant explained: Is this a new COVID variant?

What was touted as a lab error a few months earlier, Delta + Omicron recombinant virus turns out t......

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Loss of smell from COVID-19 may be due to genetics: US study

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Fourth COVID booster not good enough to fight Omicron: Study

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Earth facing 6th mass extinction, caused by humans: US study

University of Hawaii biologists confirmed that Earth is facing its sixth mass extinction which is c......

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Scientists detect coronavirus in dead wild leopard cub in UP

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NASA shares link to track asteroid that will fly past Earth today

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Plastic pollution threat almost equivalent to climate change: Report

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Tonga volcanic eruption may harm environment for yrs: Scientists

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Over 22,000 people apply for European Space Agency astronaut program

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Tonga volcano eruption estimated to be 500 times as powerful as Hiroshima bombing

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Newly-found exoplanet will be consumed by host star in 1 mn yrs: Study

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Billions need to be vaccinated at faster rate for pandemic to end: Adar Poonawalla

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Giant pandas gut bacteria help it remain chubby on bamboo diet: Study

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COVID-19 wont be transmitted through breastfeeding: Study

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Scientists find rose-shaped corals that seem unharmed by climate change near Tahiti

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Man takes pic of ISS crossing Apollo landing site, says ISS posing with Neils footprints

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria killed 12 lakh people worldwide in 2019: Research

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Ash from volcanic eruption in Tonga seen from International Space Station, pics surface

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New variants are likely to emerge: WHO on rising Omicron cases

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Heparin found to limit lung damage in COVID patients: Research

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88-year-old woman becomes first in UK to receive bionic eye implant

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James Webb Space Telescope completes mirror deployment process

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NASA offers up to $1 million prize for concepts to feed astronauts in space

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US authorities search for humpback whale trapped in debris off Hawaii

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US scientists find evidence for ocean on Saturns Death Star moon

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NASAs Hubble telescope spots black hole birthing stars in a dwarf galaxy

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NASA to launch shoebox-sized spacecraft to explore smallest asteroid

NASA on Friday had announced to launch a spacecraft under Artemis I mission to explore the smallest......

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Mild COVID-19 cases can lead to memory issues for 6 months: UK study

A study by UKs Oxford University found that mild COVID-19 infection can lead to memory and attentio......

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Yale researchers develop wearable clip that can detect COVID-19 exposure

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have developed a 3D-printed wearable clip that can ......

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ISRO test fires VIKAS engine to be used in Gaganyaan mission

ISRO on Thursday successfully test-fired the high-thrust VIKAS engine for Gaganyaan space mission i......

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4th COVID-19 vaccine raises resistance to serious illness for 60+: Israel

Israel Health Ministry said a fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose or the second booster shot raised resist......

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NASAs James Webb telescope set to arrive at its final destination

NASAs James Webb Space Telescope is set to arrive at its final destination, L2 or the second Lagran......

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Red-hot, lava-like glowing rock spotted in a field in Scotland, pic goes viral

A red-hot, lava-like glowing rock has been spotted in a field in Scotlands Ayrshire. As per a local......

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US Space Force launches 2 satellites to surveil critical orbits

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Worlds most powerful space telescope reaches destination 1.5 mn km from Earth

The worlds biggest, most powerful James Webb Space Telescope has arrived at its observation post lo......

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3 months after infection, coronavirus found in gut of kid with abdominal pain

An 11-year-old girl complained of severe abdominal pain after recovering from COVID-19 three months......

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Moons rock formations mayve caused strong magnetic fields: Study

Researchers from two US universities said that the giant rock formations through Moons mantle could......

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China to allow genetically modified crops to ramp up food security

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Pfizer and BioNTech begin clinical trial of Omicron-based COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech on Tuesday announced the initiation of a clinical study to evaluate the safety,......

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Drinking 2-3 cups of tea, coffee daily lessens risk of stroke: Study

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Researchers develop smartphone-based COVID test with 97% accuracy

Researchers at the University of Washington in the US said they have developed a smartphone-based C......

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Theres volcanic rock not water under Mars south pole: Study

ESAs Mars Express had in 2018 detected some bright radar reflections at the ice-covered south pole ......

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Monkey named after extinct volcano among 224 new species found in Mekong

WWFs latest update on the greater Mekong region shows a monkey with white circles around its eyes a......

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Toxic substances called forever chemicals found in otters in UK

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SpaceX rocket part on course to crash into Moon

A part of a rocket launched by SpaceX is on course to crash into Moon, experts said. The Falcon 9 b......

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Nuclear power risky and expensive to tackle climate crisis, experts say

The former heads of nuclear regulatory agencies in the US, France and Germany said nuclear power is......

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Robot performs 1st laparoscopic surgery on pigs without human help

A robot, STAR, designed by Johns Hopkins University researchers has successfully performed the firs......

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Nearly 1,000 mysterious strands found in Milky Ways centre

A new telescope image of the Milky Ways centre has revealed nearly 1,000 mysterious strands. Americ......

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Scientists regrow frogs amputated leg in US; pics released

A group of American researchers has claimed they have successfully regrown the amputated leg of a f......

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Rare white-clawed crayfish rediscovered in UK nature reserve after 30 years

During routine habitat management, conservationists of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust r......

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SpaceX plans to launch 52 flights in 2022, its highest in a yr

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Unknown space object in Milky Way sending radio waves every 18 mins: Astronomers

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Water flowed on Mars 2 billion years ago, finds NASA

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COVID-19 booster protects against death from Omicron in over 50s: UK

UK Health Security Agency on Thursday said that protection against death from Omicron in over 50s i......

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Record prevalence of COVID-19 in UK in Jan 2022 amid Omicron: Study

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New species of incredibly rare insect discovered in Uganda

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Cats brains have shrunk since humans 1st domesticated them: Study

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China announces plan to build space centre, satellites for Pak

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Scotland waste-reduction project aims to recycle hundreds of tonnes of PPE

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NASA studies snowstorms in US by flying planes through them

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Chemicals in plastic consumer products may lead to obesity: Study

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NASAs JPL gets its first female Director in 85 years

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Dark matters origin can be linked to neutrinos origin: IIT Guwahati

IIT Guwahati researchers revealed that origin and production of dark matter can be related to origi......

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Gas stoves worse for climate due to tiny methane leaks: US study

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IIT Jodhpur develops technique to diagnose COVID using chest X-ray

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US officials rescue humpback whale from mooring line off Hawaii

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Air pollution in US rural areas may be as toxic as in urban: Study

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Cooked leafy green vegetables first served 3,500 years ago: Study

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Orcas recorded killing and eating blue whales for 1st time in 3 attacks

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UKs Chief Scientific Advisor named Natural History Museum Chairman

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SpaceX aborts mission 33 secs before launch as ship enters hazard zone

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Carnivory may not have triggered human evolution as believed: US study

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German researchers develop artificial muscles made of natural protein

German researchers developed artificial muscles made from elastin, a natural fibrous protein. The t......

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Heart scan technology to hopefully lead to better treatments: Experts

Heart-scanning technology, under trial by researchers at the University of Edinburgh, would hopeful......

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SpaceX launches Italian Earth-observation satellite after 4 delays

SpaceX on Monday launched an Italian Earth-observation satellite, COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation FM......

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Depression, anxiety spiked in pregnant women during pandemic: Study

A study by the University of Essex revealed cases of depression and anxiety spiked in pregnant wome......

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NASA tests inflatable heat-shield for spacecraft

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After making a mess of Earth we must protect space: Prince Charles

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Over 9,000 types of rare tree species not found yet, claims study

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UK charity rescues endangered loggerhead turtle from Scotland beach

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Oil spill polluted 5 acres of Amazon nature reserve: Ecuador

Ecuadors Environment Ministry on Monday said nearly five acres of an Amazon nature reserve in the C......

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9.9 crore-year-old flowers found perfectly preserved in amber; pic surfaces

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Omicron BA.2 found in 57 countries, doesnt seem to be more severe than BA.1: WHO

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Picture of Mars crater that looks like a tree stump with rings released

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Pfizer-BioNTech seek FDA approval of COVID vaccine for kids under 5

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Limiting global warming to 1.5degC still catastrophic for coral reefs: Study

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Asteroid detected 2 yrs ago to stay in Earths orbit for 4,000 yrs: Study

An asteroid named 2020 XL5, which was detected two years ago, might remain in Earths orbit for at l......

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Scientists develop insect-sized flying robots with flapping wings

A University of Bristol team has developed self-driving, insect-sized flying robots with flapping w......

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CMFRI identifies new fish species pola vatta in Indian waters

A new fish species belonging to the carangid (Vatta) family has been identified from off the Indian......

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ISRO to launch Chandrayaan-3 in August 2022: Union Minister

Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch Indias third lunar mission, Chandray......

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Astronaut shares pics of clouds taken from space, asks Which shot is your favourite?

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Satellite images show the worlds longest 768-km lightning megaflash

Satellite images have captured the 768-km-long lightning strike over the southern US, recently reco......

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Indian scientists develop self-disinfecting, washable COVID-19 masks

The Ministry of Science and Technology on Friday announced that a team of Indian scientists have de......

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Antarcticas microbes may help in plastic clean-up, find scientists

Argentine scientists said a species of microbes found in Antarctica may help clean-up plastic waste......

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Global warming causing early flowering in UK, reveals study

University of Cambridge researchers said rising temperatures due to global warming have caused plan......

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NASA to retire International Space Station by crashing it into Pacific Ocean in 2031

NASA has announced that the International Space Station will continue working till 2030, and will c......

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Astronaut spends continuous 300 days in space, set to break NASA record

NASA has revealed that its astronaut Mark Vande Hei has lived in space continuously for 300 days, s......

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New highly virulent variant of HIV discovered in Netherlands

Scientists have discovered a new highly virulent variant of HIV in Netherlands. Individuals infecte......

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Scientists look to repurpose present antiviral drugs for COVID-19: Oxford

UK scientists are looking to repurpose existing antiviral drugs for treating COVID-19 and will init......

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NASA shares images of different kinds of light on Instagram

NASA took to Instagram to share images of different kinds of light. These images were created by pa......

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German scientists to clone and breed pigs for human transplants

German scientists have planned to clone and breed genetically modified pigs to serve as heart donor......

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Rocket rollout of NASAs new moon mission delayed at least till March

NASA on Wednesday said the rollout of rocket for its new uncrewed moon mission, Artemis I to launch......

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US study on monkeys finds Omicron specific booster may not be needed

US government study on monkeys found no significant differences in protection offered by Moderna bo......

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NASA, SpaceX to review lagging in parachutes during last 2 missions

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Mosquitoes are more attracted to red, orange and black colour: Study

Research by University of Washington found mosquitoes are more attracted to colours like red, orang......

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Japanese govt promotes smokeless technology to treat industrial waste

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IIT Roorkee researchers find enzyme that breaks down plastic faster

IIT Roorkee researchers found a three-dimensional structure of an enzyme from the microbe, Comamona......

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NASAs ELaNa 41 mission delayed, new launch on Feb 7: Astra

Astra Space Inc on Sunday said that the scheduled launch of NASAs Educational Launch of Nanosatelli......

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Construction machinery destroys several fossilised dinosaur prints in US

Several scientists and palaeontologists have urged the US Bureau of Land Management to stop constru......

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Toxins of sea anemone may be useful for life-saving drugs: Aus study

Australian scientists said venom of sea anemone, Telmatactis stephensoni, may lead to life-saving d......

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Dubai to cut carbon emissions by 30% by 2030: Govt

Dubai governments media office on Sunday said the emirate has planned to cut carbon emissions by 30......

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Potentially dangerous giant asteroid to fly by Earth on March 4, captured in pic

An asteroid classified as potentially hazardous by NASA will fly by the Earth on March 4 and it has......

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US to spend $1 billion to promote climate-friendly farming practices

US Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack on Monday said the administration will invest $1 billion i......

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NASA signs $194 mn deal to build rocket to bring Mars samples back to Earth

NASA has signed a contract of $194 million with Lockheed Martins space division to build a small an......

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Research identifies brain region that helps control word pronunciation

In a first, researchers at NYUs Grossman School of Medicine have identified the critical role of th......

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Only 15% of worlds coastal region remain intact from human activity: Study

Research by University of Queensland (UQ) studied the impact of human activities on global coastal ......

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Japan firm sends robot to probe Fukushima plants worst-hit reactor

Japanese firm and operator of Fukushima nuclear plant, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO......

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Megalodon may not have looked like great white shark: US study

US researchers said Otodus Megalodon, worlds largest shark that lived upto 3.6 million years ago, m......

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88% marine species affected by severe plastic pollution, finds WWF

A report by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said 88% of marine species are affected by severe contaminati......

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Experts to review water release plan for Fukushima plant: Japan govt

Team of 15 experts from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Japans Fukushima nucle......

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In a first, electrode spinal implant helps 3 paralysed people walk again

In a first, a man with a complete cut to his spinal cord and two paralysed persons were able to wal......

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Worlds glaciers contain less ice than thought: Study

Researchers from France, USA revealed worlds glaciers contain significantly less ice than previousl......

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In a first, chimpanzees filmed applying insects to each others wounds

Chimpanzees in West Africas Gabon were filmed for the first time while applying insects to their wo......

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ISRO to kick off its 2022 launch mission with PSLV-C52 on Feb 14

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to kick off its first launch mission of 2022 w......

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How does FabiSpray, Indias first COVID-19 nasal spray for treating adults, work?

Glenmark Pharma has launched Indias first nasal spray for treating adult COVID-19 patients called F......

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Pics show NASA training for Moon missions at the bottom of a very dark swimming pool

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Everests 2,000-yr-old highest glacier may disappear by mid-century: Researchers

Researchers in Nepal have warned that the highest glacier on the top of Mount Everest could disappe......

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Thawing permafrost in Arctic could release cancer-causing gas: Study

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NASA captures first-ever visible light images of surface of Venus

Using its Wide-Field Imager for Parker Solar Probe (WISPR), NASAs Parker Solar Probe has captured t......

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Australia lists koalas as endangered species in 2 states, 1 territory

Australia has listed koalas as endangered species in New South Wales, Queensland and the Australian......

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CoEs in carbon capture & utilisation to be set up in Mumbai, Bluru

Two Centres of Excellence (CoEs) in carbon capture and utilisation, a key way to reduce emissions, ......

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Luc Montagnier, who won Nobel Prize for discovering HIV, dies at 89

French scientist Luc Montagnier, who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008, has die......

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Scientists develop synthetic tooth enamel stronger than natural layer

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Robot captures pics of damaged Fukushima reactor as part of probe

A remote-controlled robot sent to probe worst-hit reactor of Japans Fukushima nuclear plant capture......

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Chalk drum sculpture from 5,000 years ago discovered in UK

A chalk drum sculpture from 5,000 years ago has been discovered in Yorkshire, UK. The British Museu......

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Russian Soyuz rocket launches 34 internet satellites for UKs OneWeb

Russian Soyuz rocket on Thursday launched 34 new internet satellites for British operator OneWeb, s......

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Climate protection awareness rose in last 20 years: German govt

A study by German Environment Agency (UBA) found that the awareness regarding issues such as climat......

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NASA shares video of storms that look like pizza toppings at Jupiters North Pole

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Astronomers discover exceedingly rare binary star system: Study

Astronomers have discovered an extremely rare binary star system, Vanderbilt University said. One o......

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Nations pledge to protect oceans at One Ocean summit in France

Nations pledged to protect oceans from overfishing and plastic pollution at One Ocean summit in Bre......

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NASA selects 2 new solar missions to understand Earth-Sun environment

NASA on Friday announced two new solar missions to understand Suns dynamics and the Earth-Sun conne......

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1st images captured by the worlds biggest, most powerful telescope; NASA shares pics

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US museum to show 120 life-size orange statues of women scientists

US Smithsonian Museum will display 120 life-size neon orange 3D-printed statues depicting women who......

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Brazils Amazon deforestation hits record Jan high, 5 times higher than 2021

Brazil recorded the most deforestation ever in the Amazon rainforest for the month of January, five......

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TN CM launches excavation to ascertain palace design of Cholas

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin on Friday launched archaeological excavation projects, including those to a......

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New planet detected around star closest to the Sun: ESO

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Humans lived in Europe 10,000 years earlier than thought: Study

Researchers from US, Europe said early humans lived in Europe about 54,000 years ago, 10,000 years ......

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European scientists extract record-breaking nuclear fusion energy

European scientists on Wednesday extracted record-breaking 59 megajoules of nuclear fusion energy, ......

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Countdown begins for ISROS first launch mission of 2022 scheduled for tomorrow

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Researchers find 18,000 ancient notepads depicting Egyptian society

German researchers found over 18,000 pottery fragments known as ostraca used as notepads depicting ......

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Arctics Svalbard seed vault to receive new deposits on February 14

Arctics Svalbard Global Seed Vault will receive new deposits on February 14 from gene banks of Suda......

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COVID-19 infection, not vaccine may improve antibody function: Study

Israeli scientists said only previous COVID-19 infection and not vaccination may improve performanc......

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Centre aims to replace diesel with green fuels in farms by 2024

The Ministry of Power on Friday said the country will replace diesel with renewables to achieve tar......

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Autonomous biohybrid fish made from human cardiac cells: Harvard

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Rare volcanic storm sends bolts of lightning in sky during Mount Etna eruption

Mount Etnas eruption created a volcanic storm that sent bolts of lightning across the sky over east......

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ISROs PSLV-C52 successfully launches 3 satellites in 1st mission of 2022

Marking the first launch mission of 2022, Indian Space Research Organisations Earth Observation Sat......

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Dark matter interacted with ordinary matter at heart of galaxy: Study

Scientists suggested interaction at centre of galaxy between dark matter and ordinary matter. The t......

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46-inch fully woven, smart display created by Cambridge scientists

University of Cambridge-led researchers have created a 46-inch fully woven, textile display with sm......

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UK zoo to save species from extinction by freezing genetic samples

UKs Paignton Zoo has partnered with biobank Natures SAFE to save species from extinction by cryogen......

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Misidentified object set to crash into Moon as SpaceX rocket: Astronomer

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UN to finish report on impact of global warming on environment today

UNs Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will finalise its report on impact of global w......

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Experts review water release plan for Japans Fukushima nuclear plant

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US corn-based ethanol biofuel worse for climate than gasoline: Study

Researchers said corn-based ethanol biofuel used at US pumps is worse for climate than gasoline. Co......

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US agency extends environmental review of SpaceX program to March 28

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UK scientists to study effects of new COVID-19 variants in pregnancy

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Math neurons that fire during specific math operations in brain identified

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DNA testing of elephant tusks reveal ivory trafficking networks

Scientists and special agents from US conducted DNA testing of seized elephant tusks to reveal ivor......

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Due to slow evolution, lichens losing race against climate change: Study

Lichens may be evolutionarily outpaced due to warming climate as they are adapting to climate chang......

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Corbevax vaccine is safe, offers good immunogenicity: NTAGI Chief

E Biologicals COVID-19 vaccine, Corbevax is safe for use and offers higher antibody levels with goo......

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Quarter of worlds rivers affected with pharmaceutical pollution: Study

Rivers worldwide are dangerously polluted with pharmaceuticals like diabetes and epilepsy drugs and......

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea, a condition that Bappi Lahiri suffered from?

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US patient with cancer becomes 1st woman to be cured of HIV after stem cell transplant

A US patient with leukemia has been cured of HIV after receiving a stem cell transplant from a dono......

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Rare baby ghost shark found by New Zealand scientists; say its belly full of egg yolk

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Pollution causing more deaths than COVID globally: UN report

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Remains of 93-million-year-old crocodile found with baby dinosaur in its stomach

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Vaccination during pregnancy protects babies from COVID after birth: Study

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Over 45,000 marine species at-risk due to global warming: Study

A research by University of Queensland has identified over 45,000 at-risk marine species, hugely im......

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Plutos atmospheric pressure is 80,000 times less than Earth: Study

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Centre aims to produce 50 lakh tonnes of green hydrogen by 2030

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European Union agrees to build its own satellite constellation

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Mushroom-shaped micropillars help lizards shed their tails: Study

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Chinas Shanghai aims to be hub for space tech development by 2025

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Six African countries to get mRNA COVID-19 vaccine tech: WHO

Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia to receive mRNA technology to develop COVI......

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NASAs Perseverance rover completes first year on Mars

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The Omicron subvariant BA.2 is not only more contagious than the original strain but is also bette......

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Covid symptoms but reports negative? What you should do as Omicron BA.2 spreads

Just because your rapid test has come negative for Covid, dont dismiss symptoms like sore throat a......

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Go slow on easing COVID curbs: WHO says its tracking Omicron sub-variant BA.2

World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday urged nations to go slow on relaxing COVID-related curb......

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Pfizer seeks US approval of Covid vaccine for children under 5

Pfizer and BioNTech said Tuesday they are seeking emergency authorization from US health regulator......

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COVID-19: Even in isolation you can infect others at home. Heres why

Even after self-isolating himself, a COVID-positive patient can easily infect other family members......

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The new clues about who will develop long covid

Asthma. Unhealthy gut bacteria. The presence of autoantibodies, usually associated with autoimmune......

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Omicron sub-variant BA.2 better than BA.1 at infecting booster vaccinated

The BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron COVID variant is not only more transmissible than BA.1, but als......

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Omicron doesn’t protect from reinfection, expert busts myth

Dispelling myths, epidemiologist and health economist Eric Feigl-Ding said Omicron doesn’t protect......

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Covid-19 vaccine: Modernas Covid-19 ‘Spikevax’ vaccine gets full approval

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Monday that it has granted full approval to Mo......

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What is stealth Omicron BA.2; is it really hard to track?

Even as the Omicron COVID variant continues to puzzle us, another sub-strain of the variant - BA.2......

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Rising cases caused by omicron cousin Ba2 worries scientists

CHICAGO : The highly transmissible Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus - the most common for......

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Is this the silver bullet to end covid?

At least five global vaccine developers are jointly working on a new coronavirus vaccine as mutati......

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NeoCov explained: Should you really worry about new coronavirus variant?

After a team of scientists from Chinas Wuhan flagged concerns regarding a coronavirus strain NeoCo......

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Not a benign disease: Top health expert as Covid cases in children top 9.5 mn

Busting the myth the coronavirus does not cause severe illness among kids, top US-based virologist......

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Is red wine really healthier than white?

AT THE END of a recent visit to my gastroenterologist, he handed me a list of prescribed foods. “W......

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Stealth Omicron BA.2 spread faster than BA.1 but theres a catch: UK study

In some positive news regarding stealth Omicron, a recent study has revealed even though BA.2 sub-......

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First of its kind: This blinking stars unexpected behavior puzzles scientists

Scientists have detected what appears to be an incredibly dense star behaving unlike anything else......

science 2022-01-29 Livemint

China confirms it will team up with Russia to explore the Moon

China and Russia will sign an agreement to build a research station on the moon, officials at the ......

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Wuhan scientists warn of deadlier variant of coronavirus. Read here

Scientists from Chinas Wuhan have recently flagged concerns regarding another variant of the coron......

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NeoCov: What WHO says on this new coronavirus variant

With scientists from Chinas Wuhan flagging a concern regarding a more contagious and possibly dead......

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Can Covid be eradicated forever? Heres what WHO scientist said on Covid ending

Eradicating this virus is not possible, so our goal is not to stop the virus but reduce the spread......

science 2022-01-29 Livemint

Coronavirus may remain active for longer than recommended quarantine period

A new study has detected that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect a person for ......

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What is stealth Omicron, can sub-variant BA.2 escape immune system? WHO explains

With new sub-variants of Omicron coming to light, there seems to be much confusion brewing around ......

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Omicron sub-variant BA.2 shows higher growth rate than BA.1: UK health body

The BA.2 subtype of the Omicron coronavirus variant appears to have a substantial growth advantage......

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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......

science 2022-01-28 Livemint

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 ......

science 2022-01-23 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-21 Inshorts

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......

science 2022-01-21 Inshorts

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......

science 2022-01-21 Inshorts

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......

science 2022-01-21 Livemint

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 ......

science 2022-01-20 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-19 Inshorts

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 ......

science 2022-01-13 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-13 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-12 Inshorts

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 ......

science 2022-01-09 Inshorts

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......

science 2022-01-08 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-07 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-07 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-06 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-06 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-05 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-05 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-05 Livemint

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 ......

science 2022-01-04 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-02 Livemint

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......

science 2022-01-02 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-24 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-24 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-24 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-23 Livemint

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......

science 2021-12-23 Livemint

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 ......

science 2021-12-22 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-22 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-22 Livemint

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......

science 2021-12-21 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-21 Inshorts

Earths Northern Hemisphere witnesses years shortest day today

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

science 2021-12-21 Inshorts

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......

science 2021-12-21 Livemint

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......

science 2021-12-20 Livemint

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......

science 2021-12-20 Livemint

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 ......

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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. ......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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 ......

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‘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

A pilot spotted mysterious lights that seemed to move and rotate over the sea. The pilot filmed it ......

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

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

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is less effective against Omicron as compared to other COVID-19 varian......

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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

Japans billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa, who will travel to ISS on December 8, at a news con......

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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

Comet Leonard, the brightest comet of 2021, will have its closest approach to 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

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline Plc said its research shows its antibody treatment against ......

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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

One year ago, a grandmother named Margaret Keenan, then 90 years old, rolled up her sleeve at Univ......

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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

Future pandemics could be even more lethal than Covid-19 so the lessons learned from the outbreak ......

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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

The booster dose of six Covid-19 vaccines is safe and increases strong immune response, according ......

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NASA delays spacewalk citing space debris risk to ISS astronauts

NASA has delayed its spacewalk planned for its astronauts aboard ISS on November 30 citing space de......

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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

The WHO has said that it is not yet clear whether Omicron is more transmissible compared to other v......

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

WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan has said the new COVID-19 variant is a wake-up call at what ......

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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

The WHO has said that preliminary evidence on Omicron variant of COVID-19 suggests there may be an ......

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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

NASA has delayed the launch of the $10-billion James Webb Space Telescope after an incident during ......

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

Pharmacies in the U.S. have aisles of bandages, cold medicine and toiletries. Now, expect to see a......

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Switzerland scientists growing chocolates in lab

Scientists in Switzerland are growing chocolates in a lab to tackle the deforestation and child la......

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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

Amid the surge in Covid-19 cases across Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) has urged the ......

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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......

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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......

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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......

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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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