Sunday 12th of July 2020
Natural herd immunity ‘unethical’ and ‘unachievable,’ says Lancet study
Achieving herd immunity to coronavirus through natural infection is “unethical,” “unachievable,” and risks a second wave of COVID-19, according to two scientists who analyzed recent studies of immunit...
Scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations: Report
Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for the World Health Organization to revise recommendations, the N...
Final checks underway ahead of UAE Hope Probe mission to Mars on July 15
The United Arab Emirates is currently conducting final checks on its Mars Hope Probe ahead of its launch to Mars on July 15, the Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) team announced.
‘Open Source’ to fight COVID-19
Over couple of months back Huawei has announced that its framework for Artificial Intelligence app development MindSpore is available on Open Source via GiHub and Gitee. This was similar to Google's...
New mutation may make COVID-19 spread faster, says Fauci
A new mutation of the novel coronavirus may make the disease spread much faster, Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on Thursday
Blood test can predict how severe COVID-19 infection will be, study says
Testing the blood of coronavirus patients could help identify those who are at the greatest risk of severe illness from the virus and in need of a ventilator, according to a new study published by the...
Xbox Summer Game Fest event will have more than 60 downloadable demos
With traditional trade shows like E3 and Gamescom cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Microsoft is planning to bring a slice of the show floor experience to your living room.
Microsoft announces new Windows 10 Start menu design
Microsoft is introducing a new Windows 10 Start menu design that will de-emphasize its Live Tiles. The software giant first hinted at the refreshed design earlier this year, and it’s arriving for Wind...
China downplays new pig ‘flu’ virus, G4 strain of H1N1 amid COVID-19 outbreak
China on Wednesday played down the threat of a new swine flu strain with pandemic potential that researchers discovered in pigs, saying the study is “not representative”
Air conditioning use could spread COVID-19, Harvard scientist warns
Air conditioning use could be a key indicator in the spread of the deadly coronavirus disease, a Harvard professor warned
Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance
Alphabet Inc’s Google upended plans by European media companies to block it from harvesting data about their readers and slash some of its dominance in online advertising, seven people involved in the...
Coronavirus: UK approves Hydroxychloroquine trial to prevent COVID-19 in medics
A global trial designed to find out whether the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine can prevent infection with COVID-19 is to restart after getting approval