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Covid-specific antibodies remain in breast milk for 10 months post infection
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Covid infection in breastfeeding women produces virus-neutralising antibodies that remain in their milk for up to 10 months, finds a new study.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
After Moderna chief, now Pfizer says Covid will end in a year
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) The world will return to normal life as Covid-19 will end in a year, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla has said, while stressing the need for annual Covid jabs.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Flossing teeth may be good for your cognitive health
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Dentists from all across the world have been recommending flossing teeth at least once a day. Turns out, it not only helps in preventing bad breath, avoiding cavities and gum disease but also boosts cognitive health.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
CSIR should re-invent itself for future challenges: Vice President
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday advised the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to reinvent itself and turn futuristic while pursuing the science of the highest order.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
A gas station on Red Planet? New CO2 reactor can make Martian fuel
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Chemical engineers in the US are developing new ways to convert greenhouse gases to fuel to address climate change and get astronauts home from Mars.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Scientific call: CDC chief overrules panel endorses Covid boosters for front-line workers
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, in an unusual decision overruled her agency's recommendation and endorsed Covid booster shots for people who work in healthcare, schools and other settings where they are at higher risk of exposure to the Covid-19 virus.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Can eating healthy ward off infection, death from Covid?
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Nearly one-third of coronavirus cases could have been avoided if people had a healthy diet that includes lots of fruit and vegetables, claims a new study.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
AMU botanist identifies new plant protein
Aligarh, Sep 24 (IANS) Researchers at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in collaboration with a few other researchers from Germany have identified a new protein in plants that will 'improve the salt stress tolerance of crop plants' and the farm land with high salinity soil will be amenable to cultivation.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Science/Tech
NASA's InSight finds biggest Marsquakes on Red Planet
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) NASA's InSight lander has enabled scientists to measure the biggest quakes everwitnessed on Mars.
2021-09-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
2021 Arctic summer sea ice 12th-lowest on record: NASA
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The Arctic summer sea ice in 2021 has hit the 12th-lowest place in the satellite record, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA.
2021-09-23
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Covid virus to get weaker, become a cold: Oxford-AstraZeneca vax creator
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Covid is unlikely to mutate into a deadlier variant and will eventually end up as a common cold, said Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert, who created the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
2021-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Covid might be occasional trigger for Guillain-Barre syndrome
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A Covid-19 infection may prompt auto-immune disorder, the Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), finds a study.
2021-09-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Astronomers find why galaxies become dormant
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) A team of astronomers have found the reason why early, massive galaxies turn inactive is because they run out of the cold hydrogen gas needed to make stars.
2021-09-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Nanobodies from llamas shows promise against Covid-19: Study
London, Sep 22 (IANS) A unique type of tiny antibody produced by llamas -- a domesticated South American camelid -- could provide a new frontline treatment against Covid-19 that can be taken by patients as a simple nasal spray, instead of an injection.
2021-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Skygazers check out on Wednesday for #SepEquinox2021
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) September (or Fall) equinox, occurring on Wednesday, marks the astronomical autumn season for people living in the Northern Hemisphere and astronomical spring season for those in the Southern Hemisphere.
2021-09-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
SL scientists warn China's organic fertilizer would be agriculture disaster
Colombo, Sep 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan scientists have warned that 99,000 metric tonnes of organic fertiliser stock to the tune of $63 million from China would be agriculture disaster as they contained harmful micro-organism.
2021-09-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Science/Tech
Sun's coronal mass ejections influence accuracy of space weather prediction
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Conditions and events in the solar atmosphere like coronal mass ejections (CMEs) influence the accuracy of space weather prediction, which is crucial for the health of satellites, and this understanding will aid the interpretation of data from the upcoming Aditya-L1, India's first solar mission, a study has shown.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
NASA's Artemis rover to land near Moon's south pole
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) NASA's much-awaited Artemis Lunar Mission in 2023, will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Musk mocks Biden for not appreciating SpaceX's historic civilian flight
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Tech billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter to mock US President Joe Biden for failing to congratulate his company SpaceX's historic space flight.
2021-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Politics
Is physical activity linked to risk of heart attacks
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) While there are numerous health benefits of exercise, physical activity may paradoxically also hasten the build-up of calcium deposits (plaque) in the coronary arteries, the amount of which is used to measure potential risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), finds a research.
2021-09-21
Category: International, South Korea,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Mars may be too small to retain enough water: Study
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Mars may be just too small to hold onto large amounts of water -- essential for life to thrive on the Red Planet, according to a study.
2021-09-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Marine oil-spill: IIT Guwahati researchers develop cotton that selectively absorbs oil
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) With an aim to address the environmental crisis caused by marine oil-spill, the researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have developed a highly porous and water repellent superhydrophobic cotton composite material that can selectively absorb oil from the oil-water mixture.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Delhi hospital treats 1st case of black fungus in kidney, lungs post-Covid
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A 34- years old man from Ghaziabad has been successfully treated for a complicated case of Mucormycosis, also known as black fungus, after recovering from Covid infection, doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said here on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
New dark energy may explain why Universe is expanding
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Cosmologists have found signs of a previously unknown type of dark energy -- a primordial form of the substance -- which may explain why the cosmos now seems to be expanding faster than theory predicts.
2021-09-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Chinese scientists explore Moon rock's potential for fusion power
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Several scientists in China have begun studying lunar rocks collected by the Chang'e 5 mission, including their potential as a source of fusion power, media reports said.
2021-09-19
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
NASA's Ingenuity captures Mars rock feature in 3D
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter has provided a 3D view of a rock-covered mound on the red planet during its 13th flight on September 4.
2021-09-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
SpaceX's all-civilian crew returns to Earth safely
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) After spending three days on-orbit, the world's first civilian mission of SpaceX's Inspiration4 returned to Earth on Sunday.
2021-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
BHU researchers find bacteria that kill toxic metal in water
Varanasi, Sep 19 (IANS) The School of Biochemical Engineering in IIT, Banaras Hindu University, has claimed to have isolated a new bacterial strain from a contaminated site which can remove toxic hexavalent chromium from water.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Science/Tech
How schools can boost better sleep patterns in teens amid pandemic
Toronto, Sep 18 (IANS) Students returning to their morning school schedule might have an unintended positive lifestyle impact as a new study has found that more teenagers will obtain the recommended amount of sleep as compared to pre-pandemic sleep patterns.
2021-09-18
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Antibodies from Covid's original strain don't bind to variants: Study
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) People infected with the original strain of the SARS-CoV2 virus that caused Covid-19 early during the pandemic outbreak produced a consistent antibody response, making two main groups of antibodies to bind to the spike protein on the virus's outer surface.
2021-09-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Indian teen, tech operator among finalists for UK royal's green prize
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl and a pioneering technology from India are two of the 15 finalists announced on Friday by the UK's Prince William for the first edition of the Earthshot Prize, and have a potential chance of winning 1 million pounds to support their innovative environmental solutions.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Renowned cosmologist Padmanabhan dies of cardiac arrest in Pune
Pune, Sep 17 (IANS) Cosmologist Prof Thanu Padmanabhan, a globally renowned theoretical physicist and Dean of the Academic Department of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, passed away in Pune on Friday following a massive heart attack, a top scientist said.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Science/Tech
Y chromosome regulates genes on other chromosomes, reveal CCMB studies
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Y chromosome regulates genes on other chromosomes involved in male reproduction, reveal studies done at CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, a statement said on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Top cosmologist T. Padmanabhan passes away in Pune
Pune, Sep 17 (IANS) Cosmologist Prof. T. Padmanabhan, a globally renowned theoretical physicist and Dean of the Academic Department of Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, passed away following a massive heart attack, a top official said here on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Science/Tech
Coronavirus might have multiple animal origins: Study
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, could have spilled from animals to people multiple times, according to a preliminary analysis of viral genomes sampled from people infected in China and elsewhere early in the pandemic.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Inspiration4: All-civilian team healthy, happy in orbit, says SpaceX
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) A day after lifting off to space, SpaceX's Inspiration4 first all-civilian crew are healthy, happy and doing well in orbit, the company has said.
2021-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
Scientists find part of universe's missing matter
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) A team of scientists has mapped a galactic wind for the first time, a finding that may help to reveal where some of the universe's missing matter is located and to observe the formation of a nebula around a galaxy.
2021-09-17
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Menstrual changes after Covid vax plausible, must be investigated'
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Some women say they experienced period changes after getting a Covid-19 vaccination. While the reported changes are short-lived, research into this possible adverse reaction remains critical to the success of the vaccination programme, according to an editorial published in The BMJ.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Thousands of massive, ancient volcanic eruptions on Mars: NASA
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Scientists at NASA have found evidence that a region of northern Mars called Arabia Terra experienced thousands of "super eruptions," the biggest volcanic eruptions known, over a 500 million year period.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Punjab sets up first genome sequencing facility
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Punjab government has commenced its first genome sequencing facility in Patiala town and 150 samples were tested with no new variant of coronavirus identified, state Health Minister Balbir Sidhu said on Thursday.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
How AI can help in Covid-19 treatment
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A team of international researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can predict how much extra oxygen a Covid-19 patient might need.
2021-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
SpaceX's all-civilian ready for launch on Thursday
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) SpaceX, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk-run, is all set to launch into orbit its first all-civilian mission 'Inspiration4' on Thursday morning.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech,Technology
Bat-related coronaviruses more frequent than thought: Study
Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) An average of about 400,000 people are infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (SARSr-CoVs) annually in South and Southeast Asia, according to a new study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Saliva test for Covid outperforms commercial swab tests: Study
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Saliva test to detect Covid-19 performs better than the nasal and oral swab tests authorised by the US Food and Drug administration (FDA), according to a study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
ISRO working on fleet of heavy lift rockets
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian space agency is working on a fleet of medium to heavy lift rockets with a carrying capacity ranging from 4.9 ton to 16.3 ton, said a senior official.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech
J&J's two-dose Ebola vax regimen safe: Study
London, Sep 15 (IANS) The two-dose vaccine against Ebola virus developed by US drug maker Johnson and Johnson is safe, well tolerated and produces a strong immune response in people over the age of one, according to two new papers published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
2021-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Sepsis will kill more people than cancer, heart attacks by 2050: Experts
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection, is likely to kill more people by 2050 than cancer and heart attacks due to irrational use of antibiotics, said doctors and health experts here.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Clinical trial of Umifenovir proves successful in treating Covid
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) has claimed that the clinical trials of antiviral drug, Umifenovir, in treatment of Covid-19, have been a successful exercise.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
India reiterates its commitment to promote nuclear programme
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for greater Indo-US cooperation in the field of clean and green energy, India on Tuesday reiterated its commitment to promote atomic/nuclear programme for providing not only a major source of clean energy, but also as a major tool of application in areas like healthcare and agriculture sector.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Science/Tech
Physicists accidentally discover black holes exert pressure
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Physicists have for the first time discovered that black holes exert a pressure on their environment.
2021-09-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech