Scientists(Search results - 32)
WORLD2, Jun 2020, 9:23 AM
No evidence of COVID-19 losing potency, say WHO and other experts
Italian doctors had said that the coronavirus is weaker than it was during the height of the pandemic. But scientists hit back and said it was dangerous to assume this was happening. They argued there is not yet any scientific evidence for the doctors' claims.
WORLD16, May 2020, 11:24 AM
Trump lauds Indian-American scientists, researchers; says sending lot of ventilators to India
"I am proud to announce that the United States will donate ventilators to our friends in India. We stand with India and Narendra Modi during this pandemic. We're also cooperating on vaccine development. Together we will beat the invisible enemy!" Trump wrote on his official Twitter account.
WORLD6, May 2020, 12:14 PM
Coronavirus: Scientists warn against handshakes on day Boris Johnson boasted of 'shaking hands'
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson later made it clear that he had given up handshaking, but he has since been criticised for encouraging public complacency about the need to change behaviour in response to the COVID-19 outbreak
WORLD4, May 2020, 4:52 PM
Revealed: Shocking images of Wuhan scientists handling bats without safety precautions
Deleted photographs from the website of the Wuhan Institute of Virology have reignited conspiracy theories over the source of the coronavirus pandemic
India29, Apr 2020, 5:25 PM
Smokers are living on edge of contracting COVID-19: Study
Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology said that smokers could be living on the edge of contracting COVID-19.
WORLD28, Apr 2020, 3:30 PM
South Asian scientists and conservationists bust myths about bats and COVID-19
The exact origin of SARS-CoV-2 or its precursor is not known. It is premature and unfair to blame bats or any other animal for the pandemic, said scientists and researchers.
India27, Apr 2020, 4:02 PM
Don’t destroy bat colonies, fall for rumours: Karnataka forest department appeals to public
Tree branches are being cut and bat colonies destroyed fearing transmission of novel coronavirus, even though scientists have claimed that bats cannot transmit the virus to humans. They say the virus needs a medium like pangolin and civet cats and other animals to be the carriers. Taking these points into consideration, Karnataka Forest Department has appealed to the public urging them not to believe in such rumours of bats spreading virus to humans.
WORLD24, Apr 2020, 3:33 PM
Coronavirus: Human trials of COVID-19 vaccine begins in UK; two volunteers injected
Human trials of an eagerly awaited vaccine, developed by the Oxford University, for novel coronavirus began in the UK on Thursday with the first two volunteers being injected. The scientists expressed high degree of confidence.
WORLD15, Mar 2020, 4:22 PM
Israel scientists likely to announce development of coronavirus vaccine
Israeli daily Ha'aretz, quoting medical sources, reported on Thursday that scientists at the Israel's Institute for Biological Research, supervised by the Prime Minister's office, have recently had a significant breakthrough in understanding the biological mechanism and qualities of the virus
India29, Feb 2020, 1:31 PM
40-70% adults to get coronavirus? 'Will China pay for this?' asks BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar took to Twitter to state that China should bear the cost for coronavirus. This comes after some scientists predicted that there are chances of 40-70% of the world's population to get infected by the fatal coronavirus.
Health12, Feb 2020, 3:20 PM
Scientists target foot, mouth disease virus to tackle pancreatic cancer
The research team from the Queen Mary University of London have identified a peptide, or protein fragment, taken from the foot-and-mouth-disease virus that targets another protein, called AvB6 (alpha-v-beta-6). All this to tackle common cancer with the worst survival rate - pancreatic cancer.
India3, Jan 2020, 12:14 PM
PM Modi in Bengaluru: Manner in which nation celebrated science-space program will be etched in memory
Addressing the 107th session of Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the way the nation celebrated science, the space program and the strengths of scientists during Chandrayaan 2 mission will always remain etched in his memory
WORLD20, Nov 2019, 5:45 PM
London scientists, schoolchildren discover family soup recipes contain antimalarial properties
Scientists and school children have discovered that certain family soup recipes can prevent malaria