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COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

21 Jun 2020

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, the entire scientific community is progressing forward with the efforts to develop a vaccine that could finally end the pandemic.

Chinese scientists just isolated antibodies that can 'block' coronavirus

14 May 2020

Chinese scientists just isolated antibodies that can 'block' coronavirus

A team of Chinese scientists claims to have isolated a pair of antibodies that could 'block' the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19.

#ThatWas2018: Here are 6 weird technology stories of 2018

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: Here are 6 weird technology stories of 2018

Today, technology has become another entity in the world, a very important part of our lives.

China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing

15 Oct 2018

China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing

Chinese experts have blamed the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in hairspray, perfume and air refreshers for the recurring air pollution in China as the dreaded smog returned to haunt the capital city of Beijing today.

Reportedly, China has developed  a Star Wars-like laser rifle

02 Jul 2018

Reportedly, China has developed a Star Wars-like laser rifle

If a report by the South China Morning Post is to be believed, we may be pretty close to seeing a mass deployment of Star Wars-like laser rifles.

Boeing's hypersonic jet will travel 5 times faster than sound

29 Jun 2018

Boeing's hypersonic jet will travel 5 times faster than sound

In an aviation conference at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Atlanta, Boeing has unveiled the concept of a hypersonic passenger jet.

China begins large-scale mining at Arunachal Pradesh border

20 May 2018

China begins large-scale mining at Arunachal Pradesh border

China has begun large-scale mining operations on its side of the border with Arunachal Pradesh where a huge trove of gold, silver, and other precious minerals valued at about $60 billion has been found, said a media report.

China plans scientific expedition to Tibet after nearly 40 years

18 Jun 2017

China plans scientific expedition to Tibet after nearly 40 years

China has included the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, an area earmarked under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as part of a scientific expedition to study climatic, environmental and biodiversity changes in the region over the past few decades.