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NASA Chief hails Chandrayaan 3, says 'US will land pvt landers on South Pole in 2024, but India was first...' Tue, 28 Nov 2023 16:36:08 IST
Nelson said,'NASA will help train an Indian astronaut to fly to the International Space Station, by end of 2024, ISRO is working on it, details are being worked out.' India is a great future partner for astronauts in space
UK records first human case of H1N2 pig virus Mon, 27 Nov 2023 19:01:00 IST
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said that the case was detected as part of routine national flu surveillance and the source of infection was not known.
What led to surge in respiratory illnesses in China: Lifting COVID norms, cold season, lack of immunity, or new virus? Sun, 26 Nov 2023 18:56:42 IST
China's health ministry said there has been no detection of “any unusual or novel pathogens” amid the surge in respiratory illness in the country. If not a new virus, then what is causing respiratory infections in northern China? Read on to know.
‘De-regularise’: ISRO chief says THESE factors could make India a satellite manufacturing hub Sat, 25 Nov 2023 18:36:42 IST
ISRO chairperson S Somanath calls for de-regulating controls in the space sector to promote growth and progress, emphasizing the role of the private sector in India's satellite-building capabilities.
Eating fewer calories can ward off ageing Sat, 25 Nov 2023 14:30:11 IST
And various existing medicines may offer similar benefits
China pneumonia outbreak: From symptoms to precautions, all you need to know Fri, 24 Nov 2023 15:00:57 IST
China is experiencing a surge in child pneumonia cases, reminiscent of the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rise is mainly due to the spread of mycoplasma pneumoniae, RSV, adenovirus, and influenza.
Mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China: Hospitals overwhelmed as cases surge, WHO issues advisory | All you need to know Thu, 23 Nov 2023 09:32:18 IST
The WHO has requested detailed information from China regarding an increase in respiratory illnesses and clusters of pneumonia in children. It is unclear if these events are related to the overall increase in respiratory infections previously reported by Chinese authorities.
Take a look at the stunning image of ‘airglow’ outlining Earth's horizon. NASA shares pic Mon, 20 Nov 2023 15:32:57 IST
NASA shared an image of Earth's airglow with the Moon above, showing a concentration of lights near the horizon identifying the city of Chicago and lights closer to the bottom left identifying Denver.
How common infections can spark psychiatric illnesses in children Mon, 20 Nov 2023 07:14:02 IST
And why many doctors do not realise it
Chandrayaan-4: ISRO to bring back soil samples from the Moon; check details of next lunar mission Sun, 19 Nov 2023 14:29:59 IST
Chandrayaan-4's success will depend on its ability to return lunar soil samples to Earth.
A $3bn bet on finding the fountain of youth Sat, 18 Nov 2023 12:51:50 IST
Can an instant unicorn crack cellular rejuvenation?
Nerivio: From price to efficacy, all you need to know about drug-free migraine treatment Sat, 18 Nov 2023 08:20:07 IST
Dr Reddy's Laboratories introduced Nerivio, a wearable therapy device for migraine management. It has shown effectiveness in relieving pain and reducing the need for acute treatment drugs in nine out of 10 patients, the drug maker said.
What is NISAR, ISRO-NASA's joint space mission ready for launch next year. All you need to know Fri, 17 Nov 2023 15:06:00 IST
NASA and ISRO officials have met to discuss future cooperation in space exploration and the readiness for launch of the NISAR observatory, which will provide data on Earth's ecosystems and natural hazards.
Britain approves world's first gene therapy Casgevy for sickle cell disease and thalassemia Thu, 16 Nov 2023 17:29:01 IST
The UK drug regulator says it approved Casgevy for patients with sickle cell disease and thalassemia who are 12 years old and over
SpaceX's Starship rocket, designed to carry 100 people to Mars, to launch tomorrow from Texas Thu, 16 Nov 2023 08:59:05 IST
SpaceX has received the FAA license to launch the second test flight of its Starship rocket, which is designed to carry 100 people to Mars.
Kilitch Healthcare recalls eyedrops made for CVS, Walmart Thu, 16 Nov 2023 06:21:21 IST
Kilitch Healthcare India Ltd. recalled 27 types of eyedrops sold in US stores nationwide because they may be unsafe, US regulators said.
US FDA raises concerns on Merck's chronic cough drug gefapixant Thu, 16 Nov 2023 00:58:28 IST
The US health regulator raised the concerns after Merck had submitted additional efficacy data
Part of Chandrayaan-3 launcher makes uncontrolled re-entry into Earth's atmosphere: ISRO Thu, 16 Nov 2023 00:08:22 IST
ISRO Wednesday said the cryogenic upper stage of the LVM3 M4 launch vehicle, which successfully injected the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft into the intended orbit on July 14 this year, made an uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere at around 14:42 IST today
Germany mulls export ban on Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic amid global shortage of weight-loss drugs: report Wed, 15 Nov 2023 17:34:38 IST
The German drug regulator is in talks with lawmakers about ban on export of Novo Nordisk’s diabetes drug Ozempic if the current measures fail to create awareness about the drug
US witnesses spike in latest Covid variant cases, HV.1 accounts for over 25% of total infections Tue, 14 Nov 2023 10:29:50 IST
The HV.1 variant of COVID-19, which is highly contagious, has become the most dominant strain in the US, accounting for over a quarter of all cases since October end.
Nasa extends Diwali greetings with unique globular cluster containing old and new stars Tue, 14 Nov 2023 07:35:52 IST
Nasa extended Diwali greetings with an image of a globular cluster captured by Hubble Space Telescope, calling it a 'celestial festival of lights'. The cluster is located 30,000 light-years away from Earth
‘Conscience was not…’: Chandrayaan-3 project director donates away 2 years' salary received as prize money Sat, 11 Nov 2023 16:50:28 IST
The amount of ₹25 lakh was awarded to him by the Tamil Nadu government, as a mark of appreciation for his efforts in the successful landing of rover on the Moon's surface.
Scientists unearth 155 million-year-old lost continent ‘Argoland’. All you need to know Sat, 11 Nov 2023 08:39:17 IST
Argoland, a once-connected landmass, separated from western Australia 155 million years ago due to tectonic forces, scattering its remnants across Southeast Asia.
US approves first Chikungunya vaccine amid growing global health concerns Fri, 10 Nov 2023 13:36:56 IST
The US FDA has approved the world's first Chikungunya vaccine, Ixchiq, developed by Valneva. An application for authorisation has also been sent to the European Medicines Agency
Smoking hurts chances of cancer treatment, damages ‘tumor suppressors’ by changing DNA: Study Wed, 08 Nov 2023 20:33:50 IST
The study, published in Science Advances journal on November 3, said smoking alters the DNA responsible for developing a protein that stops the growth of abnormal cells such as those of cancer.
Saturn's renowned rings to disappear from Earth's view from 2025; here's all you need to know Wed, 08 Nov 2023 18:41:14 IST
Saturn's renowned rings are set to disappear in 2025, according to NASA. Made of ice, rock, and dust, the rings will become nearly undetectable as the planet tilts edge-on with Earth.
ISRO's Aditya-L1 payload HEL1OS captures first high-energy X-ray glimpse of solar flares Tue, 07 Nov 2023 19:49:50 IST
Commissioned on October 27, 2023, the HEL1OS X-ray spectrometer is currently undergoing fine-tuning of thresholds and calibration operations. It has been monitoring the Sun for hard X-ray activities ever since
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope captures new image of HH212 star formation, 1,300 light-years away from Earth. See pic Tue, 07 Nov 2023 08:46:50 IST
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope image shows HH212 star coming into existence with pink-red colours coming out from the centre and going in polar opposite directions
National Cancer Awareness Day 2023: Types of cancer, its cause and preventive measures Tue, 07 Nov 2023 06:16:40 IST
National Cancer Awareness Day is observed on 7th November in India every year since 2014 to create public awareness about early detection, prevention, and treatment of cancer.
Dust plume caused ‘extinction of dinosaurs’, suggests study; ‘photosynthesis was shut down’, says scientist Sun, 05 Nov 2023 14:45:34 IST
Scientists claim that prolonged darkness caused by dust clouds was a major factor in the extinction of dinosaurs.
Thomas Ken Mattingly dies: The US 'hero' who saved Apollo 13 crew Sat, 04 Nov 2023 18:40:37 IST
Thomas Ken Mattingly was a former Navy pilot. He had joined the NASA in 1966 and played a crucial role in saving three Apollo 13 crew members.
NASA's Lucy spacecraft encounters first asteroid on journey to Jupiter Fri, 03 Nov 2023 12:23:00 IST
NASA's Lucy spacecraft completed a 'quick hello' with the pint-sized asteroid Dinkinesh on its way to Jupiter. Lucy's main targets are the Trojans, a group of undiscovered asteroids.
Lunar Eclipse 2023 Live Updates: When and where to watch; timings, other details here Sat, 28 Oct 2023 07:25:23 IST
Lunar Eclipse 2023 Updates: On Saturday, at around 11:30 pm the celestial event will begin. Here are the latest updates on Lunar Eclipse
Gaganyaan update: ISRO official says ‘we have achieved results, but…’ post first successful test flight Fri, 27 Oct 2023 22:48:20 IST
ISRO successfully conducted the first test flight of the 'TV-D1' (Test Vehicle Development Flight 1) in the Gaganyaan Mission from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota after it was aborted at 8:45 am today due to a problem in the engine ignition.
Chandrayaan 3: ISRO says ‘ejecta halo’ formed during landing | What does it mean? Watch Fri, 27 Oct 2023 17:58:26 IST
Chandrayaan 3 Update: According to the ISRO, scientists estimated that around 2.06 tonnes of lunar epi-regolith or material were ejected during the landing event — resulting in the formation of an 'ejecta halo' . Here's what the event signifies.