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Despite hiccup, COVID-19 vaccine expected by 2020-end, says CEO of AstraZeneca

Despite hiccup, COVID-19 vaccine expected by 2020-end, says CEO of AstraZeneca

The trials of the University of Oxford-developed COVID-19 vaccine were put to a halt after one participant developed a serious neurologic...Read More

So what is Dexamethasone? All you need to know about the drug

So what is Dexamethasone? All you need to know about the drug

While world struggles to control the spread of coronavirus, researchers in England say they have the first evidence that a drug can impro...Read More

Six COVID-19 vaccines that are showing the most promise

Six COVID-19 vaccines that are showing the most promise

It is estimated that there are around 110 vaccine candidates under development of which only eight have so far reached the clinical study...Read More

Potential coronavirus vaccine developed at Oxford University set to be tested on people

Potential coronavirus vaccine developed at Oxford University set to be tested on people

According to the secretary, the government is "throwing everything at" developing a new successful vaccine, and two of the leading vaccin...Read More

Coronavirus  scare: Restriction, best ‘medicine’ for COVID-19

Coronavirus scare: Restriction, best ‘medicine’ for COVID-19

The study, published in the journal Science, noted that regions outside the province of Hubei in China, which acted early to test, track ...Read More

When a historian predicts the future

When a historian predicts the future

The 12th edition of Penguin Annual Lecture was proof that Mumbaikars welcome non-Bollywood celebrities with equal warmth and curiosity. A...Read More

Scared of heights? Virtual reality therapy can help, says study

Scared of heights? Virtual reality therapy can help, says study

London: If you are acrophobic or are scared of heights, then taking automated virtual reality (VR) based psychological therapy may help r...Read More

Oxford University Press launches Salman Khurshid’s ‘Triple Talaq: Examining Faith

Oxford University Press launches Salman Khurshid’s ‘Triple Talaq: Examining Faith

New Delhi: Oxford University Press launched Salman Khurshid’s new book “Triple Talaq: Examining Faith”, on Thursday, in New Delhi.

Police: 2 suspects in brutal Chicago stabbing death arrested

Police: 2 suspects in brutal Chicago stabbing death arrested

Chicago, A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted in the brutal stabbing death of a Chicago man wer...Read More

Police: 2 suspects in brutal Chicago stabbing death arrested

Police: 2 suspects in brutal Chicago stabbing death arrested

Chicago: A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted in the brutal stabbing death of a Chicago man wer...Read More

Eating an apple daily keeps diabetes at bay

Eating an apple daily keeps diabetes at bay

Washington: You may want to add fresh fruits to your diet as according to a recent study, the greater the consumption, the lower is the i...Read More

Working night shifts not linked to breast cancer

Working night shifts not linked to breast cancer

London: Working night shifts has little or no effect on a woman’s breast cancer risk, says a study. The results could dismiss concerns ra...Read More

One in 10 HIV children have in-built AIDS defence: study

One in 10 HIV children have in-built AIDS defence: study

London: One in 10 children with HIV have a ‘monkey-like’ immune system that protects them from developing AIDS, according to a new study ...Read More

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Record 31 Indian varsities in top world university rankings

London : India has improved its position in the global higher education, with a record 31 educational institutions making it to a new lis...Read More

Irregular heartbeat may cause serious health issues: study

Irregular heartbeat may cause serious health issues: study

London: An irregular heartbeat may lead to a wide range of serious health issues, including heart attacks, heart failure, chronic kidney ...Read More

‘Brainjacking’ could become a reality, warn researchers

‘Brainjacking’ could become a reality, warn researchers

Sydney: Vulnerability of brain implants to cyber-security attacks could make “brainjacking”, which has been discussed in science fiction ...Read More

Adult English-speaking American knows 42,000 words: study

Adult English-speaking American knows 42,000 words: study

Washington: A native English-speaking American knows 42,000 dictionary words by the age of 20, a largest study of its kind has found.

How societal co-operation led to larger human brain

How societal co-operation led to larger human brain

London: A team of researchers has found that judging other people in social groups and deciding whether or not to cooperate with them has...Read More

Most antidepressants ineffective for teens, kids

Most antidepressants ineffective for teens, kids

Washington D.C : According to a recent study, most available antidepressants do not help children and teenagers with serious mental healt...Read More

Baby’s cuteness designed to appeal to all our senses

Baby’s cuteness designed to appeal to all our senses

London: Smitten by a baby’s chubby cheeks, infectious laugh and captivating smell? Oxford scientists have found these features contribute...Read More

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