Top Indian space scientist alleges being poisoned 3 years ago

Senior Indian space scientist Tapan Misra on Tuesday has alleged that he was poisoned with a deadly chemical on May 23, 2017 at the headquarters of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) when he had gone there to attend a promotion interview. “I have come out in public as I fear for my life post retirement.

Modi To Inaugurate India Int’l Science Festival On Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the India International Science Festival 2020 on Tuesday, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday…reports India Daily.The festival, whose theme will be ‘Science for Self-reliant India and Global Welfare’ will commence on December 22 on the occasion of birth anniversary of famous mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan and

‘Stephen Hawking’: Heart-warming saga of a real-life hero

Stephen Hawking was just 21 when he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a degenerative disease of the motor neurons that almost always causes death within two to five years after diagnosis, with only one in 20 patients living for 20 or more years. He lived with it for 55 years and is noted

Climate Change to trigger major health conditions: Study

Researchers have revealed that climate change will extract an acute toll worldwide, with rising temperatures, wildfires and poor air quality, accompanied by higher rates of cancer, especially lung, skin and gastrointestinal cancers. In a study, published in the journal The Lancet Oncology, the researchers provided a synopsis of future effects from global warming on major

COVID May Cause Delirium and Brain Issues

Covid-19 can cause severe neurological complications, including delirium, brain inflammation, stroke and nerve damage, warn researchers. Published in the journal Brain, the research team identified one rare and sometimes fatal inflammatory condition, known as ADEM, which appears to be increasing in prevalence due to the pandemic. Some patients in the study did not experience severe

COVID-19 May be Killing Brain Cells

Researchers have found that organoids (tiny tissue cultures made from human cells that simulate whole organs) known as “mini-brains” can be infected by the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The results, published in the ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, suggest that the virus can infect the human brain cells. “This study is another important step

Air Pollution Linked to Health

Researchers have found more evidence to suggest that long-term exposure to air pollution is a cause of premature death among older people. The study, published in the journal ‘Sciences Advances’, provides the most comprehensive evidence till date of the causal link between long-term exposure to fine particulate (PM2.5) air pollution and premature death. “Our new

NASA Partners to Illustrate COVID19 Impacts

NASA has partnered with European Space Agency (ESA) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to unveil a global view of Covid-19 impacts. This dashboard of satellite data showing the impacts of the global response to the coronavirus pandemic on the environment and socioeconomic activity will be released on June 25, NASA said on Thursday. The

Annular Solar Eclipse Will Occur On June 21

India to witness annual solar eclipse on June 21, Sunday. The celestial event will be visible in Some parts of India especially at Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand. A solar eclipse occurs on a new moon day when it comes in between the earth and the sun and all the three objects are aligned. An annular