Fast radio bursts are bright bursts of radio waves from astronomical objects across galaxies. In a first, FRB 200428 was accompanied with X-rays and could be traced to a magnetar.
The PSLV-C49 mission is carrying nine customer satellites from three other countries apart from the main payload.
Led by scientists from UK’s University of Huddersfield & Portugal’s University of Minho, the research is based on an analysis of the genetic sequence of 27,000 SARS-CoV-2 genomes.
The study led by ecologist Dr Alexandre Jousset says plants can be improved without modifying their DNA. This approach involves making changes to the plant microbiome.
Virologists regularly handle large quantities of virus in much more concentrated forms than we would encounter in the outside world.
Indian scientists have analysed 4,000 samples of SARS-CoV-2 since the pandemic began, and now understand where the disease is coming from and where it’s going.
According to the study, published in Nature Medicine, personal sensor data is likely to help identify subtle changes indicating an infection, such as in Covid patients.
Researchers studied brain activity and pupil dilation to discover that engaging with multiple digital media simultaneously led to an inability to recall events, even in young adults.
New York-based company Regeneron's therapy was given to President Donald Trump earlier this month after he tested positive for Covid.
NIRT study did not specifically look at whether BCG vaccine offers protection against Covid, but it found enhanced adaptive & innate immune response in elderly.