New vaccines to be launched soon to protect pigs, sheep
  • New vaccines to be launched soon to protect pigs, sheep(20:02)
    By Pramod Kumar Jha

    New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A vaccine has been prepared to protect pigs from classical swine fever for which rabbits would no longer be slaughtered because a vaccine developed by indigenous technology is going to hit the market very soon. Developed by cell culture method, this vaccine would also be much cheaper. An Ahmedabad-based company has recently got the rights to commercially produce classical swine fever vaccine developed by scientists in the country as well as Sheep pox vaccine.

Depression, anxiety could be leading to Parkinson's disease
NASA delays first flight of Mars helicopter to April 14
Children less infectious with SARS-CoV-2: Study
  • Children less infectious with SARS-CoV-2: Study(17:10)

    Toronto, April 10 (IANS) A team of researchers has found that children may not be as infectious in spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19, to other people as previously thought.

Google Pixel 5a 5G to launch in US, Japan later this year
NASA seeks to send 1st person of colour to Moon in 2024
Russia's Soyuz capsule with 3 space travellers to dock with ISS
Modern human brain originated 1.7 mn years ago in Africa
  • Modern human brain originated 1.7 mn years ago in Africa(16:30)

    London, April 9 (IANS) Modern human brain structures developed 1.5 to 1.7 million years ago in the African Homo populations and after they had already begun walking on two feet and had even started spreading out of Africa, according to a study.

Mars did not dry up all at once, says study
  • Mars did not dry up all at once, says study(16:30)

    New York, April 9 (IANS) Mars had drier and wetter eras before drying up completely about three billion years ago, says a new study which suggests that the Red Planet did not dry up all at once.

Earth receives over 5K tonnes of extraterrestrial dust each year
One-third of Antarctic ice shelf area at risk of collapse: Study
Peltzman Effect: Why Covid cases are soaring after jabs
  • Peltzman Effect: Why Covid cases are soaring after jabs(12:52)

    New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) An increasing number of people, including doctors, are testing positive from the Covid-19 infections even after taking both doses of vaccinated. The reason could be an increase in the risk-taking behaviour, prompted by the rollout of vaccines against the deadly virus, better understood as the "Peltzman Effect".

New oral drug can stop tumours from growing
NASA's Odyssey spacecraft marks 20 years of mapping Mars
'Modern humans mixed regularly with Neanderthals in Europe'
  • 'Modern humans mixed regularly with Neanderthals in Europe'(12:32)

    London, April 8 (IANS) Interbreeding among modern humans and Neanderthals was common in Europe, say scientists who sequenced the oldest Homo sapiens DNA dating back more than 45,000 years from the caves in Bulgaria and the Czech Republic.

Astronomers spot double quasars in merging galaxies
  • Astronomers spot double quasars in merging galaxies(13:40)

    Washington, April 7 (IANS) Peering back 10 billion years into the universe's past, astronomers have found a pair of quasars that are so close to each other they look like a single object in ground-based telescopic photos, but not in Hubble Space Telescope's crisp view.

1 in 3 Covid survivors diagnosed with neuro problems: Lancet
  • 1 in 3 Covid survivors diagnosed with neuro problems: Lancet(11:12)

    London, April 7 (IANS) One in three people who survived Covid-19 have been diagnosed with anxiety and mood disorders, within six months of infection, according to a large study published in the science journal The Lancet Psychiatry.

Indian astronomers trace rare supernova explosion to WR stars
Raindrops can help identify potential habitable planets
BHU to collaborate on research on hydrogen energy
  • BHU to collaborate on research on hydrogen energy(15:48)

    Varanasi, April 6 (IANS) The Hydrogen Energy Centre at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and the National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC), New Delhi, have agreed to collaborate in research on carbon neutral green energy and pilot project of hydrogen energy development.

NASA team names Martian hill after Rafael Navarro-Gonzalez
NASA's Mars helicopter survives first freezing Martian night
Asteroid that eliminated dinosaur gave rise to Amazon rainforest
Covid-19: How social media can tackle vaccine hesitancy
  • Covid-19: How social media can tackle vaccine hesitancy(15:22)

    London, April 5 (IANS) One in three adults in the UK intend to use social media and personal messaging to encourage people to get vaccinated against Covid-19, while almost one in 10 intend to discourage people from getting vaccinated using the same platforms, finds a new research.

NASA seeks public's help to envision future of aviation