SCI-TECH

AI predicts how patients with viral infection will fare

A team of researchers has used an Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm to sift through terabytes of gene expression data to look for shared...

McDonald’s suffers data breach in US, S. Korea, Taiwan

Fast food chain McDonald's has suffered a data breach in the US, South Korea and Taiwan, saying no customer financial information was leaked. The...

NASA seeks proposals for 2 new private astronaut missions to ISS

The US space agency is seeking proposals for two new private astronaut missions to the International Space Station (ISS). The first mission will occur...

‘Europeans, South Asians have different genetic correlations with Covid outcomes’

The genetic variants responsible for Covid-19 severity among Europeans may not play a role in Covid-19 susceptibility among South Asians, reveals a study...

Markets with live wild animals create utmost risk for human health: Lancet

Markets selling live wild animals pose the greatest risk to human health and biodiversity, say researchers while arguing against the blanket ban on...

Covid-19 creates hearing, balance disorders, worsens tinnitus: Study

After loss of taste, respiratory distress, researchers have found evidence that Covid-19 also leads to hearing and balance disorders, as well as aggravating...

Astronomers spot a ‘blinking giant’ near Milky Way

An international team of astronomers has spotted a giant 'blinking' star towards the centre of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years...

Pfizer Covid-19 jabs protective against Beta, Gamma variant

US pharmaceutical Pfizer's vaccine against Covid-19 can effectively neutralise Beta, Gamma variant of the Coronavirus disease, according to a study. The study led by...