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World's oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia

The painting is a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500 years ago

14 Jan 2021 1:00 AM

Despite vaccines, no Covid herd immunity in 2021: WHO

Chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan warned that it will take time to produce and administer enough doses to halt the spread of the virus

12 Jan 2021 12:32 AM

Decreasing trend in black carbon Aerosol concentrations

Aerosols, the tiny particles suspended in the atmosphere, affect life through adverse health effects and have an enormous impact on climate

11 Jan 2021 11:45 PM

Pfizer vaccine may protect against new mutations of coronavirus

Owing to the evolution of the coronavirus, scientists have called for the continuous monitoring of changes in the virus for vaccine coverage

09 Jan 2021 4:38 AM

Covaxin: Last word on efficacy yet to be heard

Doubts raised over clinical trial mode as to why vaccine given permission without completion of human trials

05 Jan 2021 4:01 AM

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Vaccine makers call approval a giant leap

SII has stockpiled around 5 crore dosages of the vaccine and aims to produce up to 10 crore per month by March next year

04 Jan 2021 11:22 AM

New coronavirus strain may replace the old one, say experts

The biggest worry is the status of the vaccines due to the emerging new strains

25 Dec 2020 6:44 AM

Bharat Biotech sends Phase-2 study results of Covaxin trial

Altogether, the data of human trials on 26,000 volunteers has to be submitted by the company to the subject committee

24 Dec 2020 4:39 AM

Genome sequencing takes a hit in India

Problems aplenty in importing chemicals

22 Dec 2020 2:00 AM

Experts call for molecular sequencing of the virus

Intensified vaccination programme most viable: Researchers

22 Dec 2020 2:00 AM

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Serum Institute applies for emergency use authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine

The Pune-based company has collaborated with Oxford University and pharmaceutical company Astra Zeneca for making the vaccine

07 Dec 2020 11:49 AM

No severe safety event on Covid vaccine: AstraZeneca

There were 23,000 participants being assessed, who among them would be following two regimes of half dose and full dose

24 Nov 2020 2:05 AM

Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine 'encouraging' for older age groups

Older individuals are at disproportionate risk of severe COVID-19 and so any vaccine adopted for use must be effective in older adults

19 Nov 2020 2:38 PM

Explained |Here's how coronavirus vaccine trials work

To find out whether experimental Covid-19 vaccines are effective, researchers design clinical trials involving thousands of volunteers

19 Nov 2020 6:28 AM

Protein-based COVID vaccine candidates more suitable for India, scientists say

That potentially rules out the 3 vaccine candidates that have shown over 90% efficiency over the last week - Pfizer, Sputnik V and Moderna

18 Nov 2020 5:30 PM

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Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine candidate is 94.5% effective

Moderna's announcement comes just a week after Pfizer said their COVID-19 vaccine candidate was more than 90 per cent effective

17 Nov 2020 6:15 AM

Celestial excitement in store for sky gazers this month

Jupiter and Saturn will be shining bright in the southwestern hemisphere and Venus will shine right before dawn

13 Nov 2020 4:23 AM

Russia’s Sputnik V arrives, officials claim 92% effective

The interim research data of Sputnik V has not been published or peer-reviewed yet

12 Nov 2020 7:15 AM

Brazil halting COVID-19 vaccine trial surprises the world

CoronaVac is being tested in seven Brazilian states, plus the federal district where the capital Brasilia lies.

10 Nov 2020 12:53 PM

Pfizer says its coronavirus vaccine is over 90% effective

However, Monday's announcement doesn't mean a vaccine is imminent

09 Nov 2020 7:46 PM

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