New Delhi: India, a nation which is witnessing a spike in Omicron cases, registered 7,145 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Saturday.
New York: COVID-19 lockdowns brought rapid and “unprecedented” improvements in air quality in some parts of the world - but not enough to halt climate change caused by global warming, UN weather experts said on Friday.
Chennai/UNI: After a long gap, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a GSLV mission from the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 100 km from here, on August 12 early morning.
New York: The world was not on track to meet the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before COVID-19 struck, and now the challenge has been magnified many times over, according to a new flagship UN report that indicates countries must take ‘critical’ steps on the road out of the pandemic, during the next 18 months.
New Delhi/IBNS: The researchers in three laboratories of the government- owned Council for Industrial and Scientific Research (CSIR) have found that the root and plant extract of velvetleaf can stop the replication of Sars-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, by up to 98 per cent in cell cultures, according to media reports.
Hyderabad/UNI: Demonstrating its scientific commitment to data generation and data transparency, Bharat Biotech shared full data of all research studies of its Covaxin, India’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine.
Beijing: Chinese researchers have claimed that they have found a new batch of coronavirus in bats, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said a new RT-PCR kit has been developed which can detect various mutant strains of coronavirus with a sensitivity of 97.3 per cent and specificity of 100 per cent.
New Delhi: Once again witnessing a spike, India recorded 14,199 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per the Ministry of Health reported data on Monday.
Funders responsible for more than $100 million of annual global research investments joined the deputy UN chief Amina Mohammed on Friday to discuss how to unify research efforts, and use science to recover effectively from the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York: The process of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic offers the chance to change course, and put humanity on a path on which it is not in conflict with nature, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, urging greater efforts by everyone to protect biodiversity and step up climate action.
New York: “Super storm” Typhoon Goni has left several towns inaccessible and destroyed thousands of homes in the Philippines, the UN humanitarian wing has said, adding that relief efforts have been complicated by the coronavirus pandemic.
New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on governments to incorporate “meaningful” climate action in all aspects of recovery from the global pandemic.
Sydney/Xinhua: In the race to find a cure for COVID-19, Australian researchers have discovered that a compound originally designed to fight SARS can also stop COVID-19 growth in the laboratory.
Strasburg, Va – Responding to urgent requests from game reserves and parks facing severe budget shortfalls as the result of the loss of tourism income in Southern Africa, the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) awarded emergency grants totaling nearly $150,000 to six organizations.