Science & Health

UK approves Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for Covid-19, becomes the first country to authorize it for emergency use

Government of the UK has approved and authorized the new Covid-19 vaccine introduced by the collaboration of the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company. The approval came after the recommendation from the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) of...

China’s Chang’e-5 mission lands on Earth with Moon samples

China becomes only the third country in the world to bring back rock samples from the moon. On Thursday morning according to Beijing time - December 16 at 12:59 p.m. EST (1759 GMT) - China's Chang'e-5 successfully landed back on earth. The capsule...

LabCorp’s Pixel gets approval for Over-the-Counter distribution by FDA

The FDA has officially authorized LabCorp to sell COVID-19 at-home test kit 'Pixel' to consumers at stores. The leading healthcare diagnostics company is now allowed to have their kits available for public use above the age of 18 to purchase them from pharmacies...

SN8: SpaceX Starship explodes on landing after test flight

SpaceX Starship prototype SN8 achieves a new milestone before exploding on landing. It is speculated that the Starship managed to reach a height of 40,000 feet from the SpaceX launchpad in Texas before crashing. However, the exact altitude cannot yet be confirmed. This could be a massive...

Covid-19 Vaccines: price, dose, availability, other details explained

The COVID-19 virus has changed the way the world works and people interact with each other. Researchers are working day and night to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. It usually takes years to make any vaccines after multiple testing phases, but every...

SpaceX’s new Dragon 2 docks at ISS as part of CRS-21 mission

SpaceX, with its new Dragon capsule, completes CRS-21, another launch mission by meeting the supply of cargo to the International Space Station. The Dragon spacecraft was launched on December 6th from NASA's Kennedy space center in Florida and successfully docked at its destination on December 7th....

SpaceX to test the Starship SN8 prototype today. Watch live here.

SpaceX starship prototype, serial number 8 (SN8), is standing tall at the launch pad in Boca Chica, Cameron County, Texas. SpaceX has hinted that its first high altitude test flight could soon take place. The flight is scheduled for Tuesday 8th December, 11 AM EST.  However,...

What we learned about COVID-19 pandemic masks in 2020

Face masks in 2020 reach a totally new level of importance because of the Coronavirus pandemic. A mask that people barely used other than surgeons performing surgery became the most essential product in the world. The focus was shifted towards the best prevention...

Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine may save 90% of people from pandemic

Pfizer and BioTNech have brought a piece of good news to the world, claiming that their vaccine is more than 90 percent effective against COVID-19. As announced on Monday, while the countries around the world are observing a fluctuating number of new coronavirus cases and...

FDA approves Gilead’s Veklury remdesivir for COVID-19

The US Food and Drug Administration announced on 22nd October that it has approved the first COVID treatment, remdesivir. The drug is approved for patients over 12 years of age, weighing at least 40 kilograms. Only the patients who require hospitalization can be...

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Government of the UK has approved and authorized the new Covid-19 vaccine introduced by the collaboration of the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company. The approval came...