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RGCB’s Rapid Corona Test Kit gives results in 30 minutes

It takes only less than half an hour to know if one is infected with coronavirus or not. The Rapid Test Kit developed by the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) in Thiruvananthapuram can...
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Corona lockdown gives Earth a lesser shake

Streets are empty, vehicles seldom move and people rarely walk around. No activity is taking place on the globe. And the good news is that the earth’s upper crust is moving less with less...

Men pose more risk of road accidents than women

People say, women drive more dangerously compared to men. Don’t follow a lady driver as you would not know where would she turn next, right or left. But that is not right always. A new...

World Health Day: Nurses need protection, not sympathy

We may have clanged the utensils, clapped the hands or lit the lights to show sympathy towards millions of nurses, who are the frontline warriors of the current fight against the deadly virus. But if...

Corona Positive Update: China reports no death; Italy and Spain see ease in spurt

For the first time after it started reporting deaths in January following the corona virus infection, China reported no new deaths on Tuesday. However, the number of imported infections increased to 983 with 32...

Only 6% of actual cases of Covid were discovered yet: Study

The number of COVID-19 cases across the world must be staggering. But a recent report says that it is just tip of the iceberg as only 6% of the cases have been discovered. A recent...

Protect women against Violence at time of Corona: UN  

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has called on countries to protect women at a time when domestic violence is on a surge because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Stating that that violence was not confined...

Corona: Five Inspiring Stories of Kindness

When the things get tough and life is stuck, there are always good samaritans who appear from nowhere to help the needy. Here are a few stories of kindness, shining like beacons during these...

Knowledge Wire: Construction of Commodity Indices

Globally, commodity indices are constructed using different methodologies in terms of selection of constituents, assignment of weights, frequency of rebalancing, etc. For MCX iCOMDEX indices, the constituent futures selected are those which represent commodities that...
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Revolutionary Blood test to detect cancer types

All types of cancers and their location can be detected by blood test, thanks to a new study. The research found that 50 types of cancer could be detected with accuracy using the new...