SCI-TECH

Gene changes may explain symptoms in Covid survivors

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, is covered in tiny spike proteins. This spike protein can bring about long-term gene expression changes, finds...

Indians suffer from mental stress as Covid resurges

The second wave of Covid-19 has turned more lethal, infecting more people and taking more lives. Besides causing financial and physical problems,...

How diabetes, cancer & pesticide exposure raises Covid risk

People with metabolic diseases like Type-2 diabetes and cancer as well as those exposed to organophosphate pesticides can be at an increased risk...

Bezos’ Blue Origin slams NASA for giving Musk a $2.9B contract

Blue Origin, the space company of Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos, has filed a protest against NASA for awarding $2.9 billion contract to Elon...

Patients hospitalised with Covid at risk of heart failure

Patients hospitalised with Covid-19 may be at risk of developing heart failure even if they do not have a previous history of heart...

One million coronavirus genomes sequenced from 172 countries: Report

Over 1.2 million coronavirus genomes have been sequenced from 172 countries and territories and shared on the GISAID (the Global Initiative on Sharing...

Complex cardiac procedure performed at Hyd hospital

A 60-year-old man who is working as an IT consultant got a new lease of life after a team of cardiologists at a...

Hubble images show giant star on edge of destruction

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a brilliant "celebrity star," one of the brightest stars seen in our galaxy, surrounded by a glowing...