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  • Russian Covid Vaccine: Sputnik V

    Why in News Recently, Russia became the first country to officially register a Covid-19 vaccine and declare it ready for use. Key Points The...

    12 Aug 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Schizophrenia and its Possible Cause

    Why in News Recently, the Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF) and Jeevan Stem Cell Foundation, Chennai have carried out a pilot study on...

    07 Aug 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • SFTS Infection in China

    Why in News Recently, deaths and infections have been reported due to the Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) in East China’s...

    07 Aug 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • RaTG13 Sarbecovirus

    Why in News According to a recent study published in Nature Microbiology, the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has been circulating unnoticed in bats...

    05 Aug 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Vitamin D Deficiency in India

    Why in News Researchers have claimed that vitamin D deficiency can negatively affect Covid-19 high-risk patients, particularly those who are...

    05 Aug 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network

    Why in News The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) is being used by the State/UT governments in India to monitor the supply chain of...

    04 Aug 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Time Capsules

    Why in News The Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has denied reports about placing of a time capsule under the ground at Ram Temple construction...

    04 Aug 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • PLpro: Covid-19

    Why in News According to a new study on Covid-19, pharmacological inhibition of PLpro blocks virus replication and also strengthens immune response...

    31 Jul 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Comet C/2020 F3 Neowise

    Why in News The recently discovered comet C/2020 F3 will make its closest approach to the Earth at a distance of 64 million miles or 103 million...

    13 Jul 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Ophiocordyceps Nutans Fungi

    Why in News Recently, researchers have found Ophiocordyceps nutans (fungi) for the first time in central India, while setting out on a plant survey...

    11 Jul 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Lithium Production in Stars

    Why in News Recently, scientists from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) have provided evidence for the first time that Lithium (Li)...

    08 Jul 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • More Metallic Moon: NASA

    Why in News Recently, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has found evidence of greater quantities of metals such as iron and...

    06 Jul 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Micius: A Quantum-Enabled Satellite

    Why in News Recently, satellite Micius has sent light particles to Earth to establish the world’s most secure communication link. Key...

    19 Jun 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Antiviral Drug Umifenovir

    Why in News The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, a constituent lab of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has...

    19 Jun 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Dexamethasone Drug

    Why in News Recently, scientists administering the World Health Organisation’s RECOVERY trial have reported that dexamethasone reduced...

    17 Jun 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • RT-nPCR Test

    Why in News Researchers at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) have developed a new test to detect novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)...

    12 Jun 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • microRNA

    Why in News Recently, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have identified a specific microRNA (miRNA) called...

    09 Jun 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • RESTART: Rebooting the Economy through Science, Technology and Research Translations

    Science and technology have been at the forefront of our fight against Covid-19 in various ways and means to find solutions to challenges thrown...

    27 May 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • Agappe Chitra Magna Kit for Covid-19

    Why in News The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) in collaboration with Agappe Diagnostics Ltd. has...

    21 May 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

  • New Super-Earth Planet

    Why in News Recently, scientists have discovered a rare new Super-Earth planet. It is among only a handful of extra-solar planets that have been...

    19 May 2020 Scientific Innovations & Discoveries

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