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Antiviral drugs may reduce monkeypox symptoms, shorten contagious phase: Study

Monkeypox, a close relative of the smallpox virus, is a rare disease classified as a High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCID) by the UK Health Security Agency.
Published on May 25, 2022 05:49 AM IST

Over 500 animal species believed lost, not seen in more than 50 years: Study

Reptiles led the way with 257 species considered lost, followed by 137 species of amphibians, 130 species of mammals and 38 species of birds.
Published on May 21, 2022 05:55 PM IST

All about Boeing's 3rd shot at high-stakes Starliner space demo flight| Videos

The capsule was soaring aloft atop an Atlas V rocket furnished by the United Launch Alliance (ULA).
Published on May 20, 2022 05:24 PM IST

Increase in UFOs over past 20 years: Top US official | Watch US Navy footage

In June 2021, US intelligence had already claimed in a long-awaited report that there was no evidence of the existence of extraterrestrials in the skies.
Updated on May 19, 2022 06:47 AM IST

After 60 years, US House panel to conduct hearing on UFOs

The Pentagon had set up a unit to investigate UFOs in 2020
Published on May 15, 2022 06:00 PM IST

ISRO successfully tests human-rated HS200 solid rocket booster 

India's first manned space flight mission 'Gaganyaan' is expected to launch next year in 2023.
Published on May 13, 2022 05:41 PM IST

Scientists grow plant in lunar soil, raise hopes of growing plants on Moon

For the first time ever, scientists have grown plants in lunar soil.
Published on May 13, 2022 10:38 AM IST

Water existed on Mars for longer than previously thought: Chinese findings

Image for representation only. (European Space Agency via AP, File picture)
Published on May 13, 2022 04:46 AM IST

Milky Way’s black hole comes to light: How astronomers captured first image

This is the first image of Sagittarius A* (or Sgr A* for short), the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy..
Updated on May 12, 2022 11:29 PM IST

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

This image released by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, Thursday, May 12, 2022, shows a black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
Published on May 12, 2022 07:17 PM IST

What is Mars XR? NASA calls on innovators to boost research on Red Planet

This illustration shows a concept for a set of future robots working together to ferry back samples from the surface of Mars collected by NASA's Mars Perseverance rover. 
Published on May 12, 2022 02:11 PM IST

NASA shares stunning images of neighbouring galaxy using new space telescope

This combination of images provided by NASA shows part of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, seen by the retired Spitzer Space Telescope, left, and the new James Webb Space Telescope.
Published on May 10, 2022 08:06 PM IST

Rare Monkeypox case in UK;'Doesn't spread easily between people': 10 points

The first-ever monkeypox virus case was reported in 1958. (Representational) 
Published on May 10, 2022 02:23 PM IST

SpaceX brings 4 astronauts home, then launches 53 satellites

Astronaut Matthias Maurer steps off the plane after arriving at Cologne/Bonn Airport, in Cologne, Germany. The 52-year-old astronaut from the German state of Saarland had spent around six months aboard the International Space Station ISS. SpaceX brought four astronauts home, including Maurer, and three U.S. astronauts, with a midnight splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday.
Published on May 08, 2022 11:18 PM IST

Rare 'black widow' binary star with shortest orbit ever identified

Rare 'black widow' binary star with ‘shortest orbit ever’ identified | Representational image (ANI)
Published on May 06, 2022 04:11 PM IST

‘Bittersweet day’: Space-X splashdown with Indian-origin astronaut aboard| Video

Image made from video supplied by NASA, astronaut Kayla Barron exits the SpaceX Dragon space capsule after splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico off Tampa, Florida, early Friday.
Published on May 06, 2022 02:30 PM IST

World's 1st man to get pig heart may have died of virus after transplant: Study

Surgeons performing a transplant of a heart from a genetically modified pig to patient David Bennett, Sr., in Baltimore, Maryland in January.
Published on May 06, 2022 07:53 AM IST

ISRO plans mission to Venus, eyes Dec 2024 launch window

The space agency is eyeing the December 2024 window for its launch.
Published on May 04, 2022 08:34 PM IST

A fifth of world's reptile species deemed threatened with extinction

A dead green sea turtle washes up on a beach. More than one in five species of reptiles worldwide, including the green sea turtle, are threatened with extinction.
Updated on May 02, 2022 08:48 AM IST

In 50 years, increased risks of viruses spread by mammals, and several pandemics

Several researchers have attributed the Covid-19 virus to the zoonotic transmission - passing of a previously unknown virus (Coronavirus in this case) from a wild animal to a human.
Updated on Apr 30, 2022 02:39 PM IST

Pfizer’s Covid drug fails test for preventing infections

FILE PHOTO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment pill Paxlovid is seen in a box,
Published on Apr 30, 2022 08:26 AM IST

Argentine scientists discover fossil of largest raptor dinosaur

Fossilized bones of Maip macrothorax, a megaraptor dinosaur that lived in the Patagonia region of Argentina, are shown in the Buenos Aires National History Museum.
Published on Apr 29, 2022 06:35 PM IST

SpaceX launches 4 astronauts for NASA after private flight

In this image provided by SpaceX, the Crew Dragon capsule is docked at the International Space Station, on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (SpaceX via AP)
Published on Apr 28, 2022 10:56 PM IST

Fossils of 3 giant sea reptiles - weighed up to 80 tons - found in Swiss Alps

Fossils of 3 giant sea reptiles - weighed up to 80 tons - found in Swiss Alps (AFP)
Published on Apr 28, 2022 03:16 PM IST

Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn to form straight line, to be visible from Earth

Representative image
Published on Apr 27, 2022 02:30 PM IST

Astronomers discover the ‘most distant galaxy ever’

Astronomers discover the ‘most distant galaxy ever’ (ANI)
Published on Apr 20, 2022 07:24 PM IST

Radio, GPS blackout likely after huge solar flare over India, Southeast Asia

The image is taken from the solar flare video posted by CESSI.
Published on Apr 20, 2022 04:22 PM IST

After failed tests, NASA's Moon rocket heads back to workshop

The NASA Artemis rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building moving slowly on an 11-hour journey to pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral.
Published on Apr 19, 2022 03:39 AM IST

Three Chinese astronauts return to Earth after six months in space

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese astronaut Ye Guangfu sits outside return capsule of the Shenzhou-13 manned space mission after landing at the Dongfeng landing site in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Saturday.
Published on Apr 16, 2022 02:06 PM IST

Researchers decode pigs' well-being through oinks and grunts

Researchers decode pigs' well-being through oinks and grunts (REUTERS PHOTO.)
Published on Apr 15, 2022 11:21 AM IST
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