Moment Nasa reacts to successful Ingenuity flight

The American space agency, Nasa, has successfully flown a small helicopter on Mars. The drone, called Ingenuity, was airborne for less than a minute, but Nasa is celebrating what represents the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on another world. This was the moment the data came through that proved its flight was a … Read more Moment Nasa reacts to successful Ingenuity flight

Researchers led by Indian-origin scientist identify genes that fight virus causing Covid-19 – Times of India

WASHINGTON: US researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have identified a set of human genes that fight SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19, a study that could help in understanding the factors that affect disease severity and suggesting possible therapeutic options. The study by scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in San Diego, … Read more Researchers led by Indian-origin scientist identify genes that fight virus causing Covid-19 – Times of India

Young Covid survivors not safe from reinfection: Lancet – Times of India

NEW YORK: If you are planning to avoid vaccination just because you are a Covid survivor, think twice. According to a new study, despite a prior Covid-19 infection young people can likely catch the virus again and may still transmit it to others. Even after a previous infection and the presence of antibodies, vaccination is … Read more Young Covid survivors not safe from reinfection: Lancet – Times of India

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft leaves mess after grabbing asteroid samples

A National Aeronautics and Space Administration¬†(NASA) spacecraft left a mess at an asteroid when it grabbed a load of rubble last year for a return to Earth, new pictures revealed Thursday (April 15). The Osiris-Rex spacecraft made one final flyby of asteroid Bennu on April 7 to take photos of the disturbance left by October’s … Read more NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft leaves mess after grabbing asteroid samples