China successfully launched into orbit the final satellite of its Beidou navigation network on Tuesday, a statement from Beidou’s government official website reported.
Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and the Far East witnessed Sunday a dramatic “ring of fire” solar eclipse.
Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India, and southern China will witness on Sunday the most dramatic “ring of fire” solar eclipse to shadow the Earth in years.
Lead Scientist Peter Kremsner, says the first results of a coronavirus vaccine clinical trial conducted by German biopharmaceutical company CureVac will be available within two months.
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, that the first participants have been dosed in the U.S in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial for the BNT162 vaccine program to prevent COVID-19. The trial is part of a global development program, and the dosing of the first cohort in Germany was completed last week.
According to tests carried out at Rome’s infectious-disease Spallanzani Hospital, a single shot of the vaccine generates antibodies in mice.
NASA is working with Tom Cruise to film the first movie shot in space, according to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. The details of the project aren’t clear, but Bridenstine says the film will take place aboard the International Space Station.
“The research was funded with international partners in the U.S. with a grant from the National Science Foundation; but I was the one that did the local research,” he said.
Hundreds of South African health workers were given a century-old tuberculosis vaccine on Monday in a trial to see whether the venerable formula can protect against coronavirus.
The cocoa-zobo-ginger beverage with high antioxidant potential was developed by the FUTA researchers from blends of Hibiscus sabdariffa (zobo) and ginger blends and natural cocoa powder.
Health workers have deployed a robot in a Tunisian hospital caring for coronavirus victims to limit contact between staff and infected patients, in a first for the North African country.
The experimental drug remdesivir has been authorized by US regulators for emergency use against COVID-19, President Donald Trump announced Friday.
Gilead Sciences's remdesivir would be the first treatment to pass such a test against the virus, which has killed more than 218,000 people since it emerged late last year. Having a treatment could have a profound effect on the global pandemic, especially because health officials say any vaccine is likely a year or more away.
The Pentagon has declassified three previously leaked top-secret U.S. Navy videos that show “unexplained aerial phenomena” and that some believe could show Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) in an effort “to clear up any misconceptions by the public on whether or not the footage that has been circulating was real or whether or not there is more to the videos,” said a Pentagon spokesperson.
U.S. billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, said a vaccine for the rampaging COVID-19 disease may come between 18-24 months.
The experimental antiviral drug remdesivir has failed in its first randomized clinical trial to treat the COVID-19 illness, reports said Thursday, quoting draft documents that were accidentally published by the World Health Organization.
The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar’s army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomerates from certain types of trade.
Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has revealed that he has no rift with Nigerian hip-hop star, Burna Burna.
Fulham manager Scott Parker has expressed his disappointment following Josh Maja’s disallowed goal in Thursday’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
Mason Mount hailed a “massive win” for Chelsea over Liverpool as their “brave” approach earned a crucial three points in the race for the top four.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has explained his decision to substitute Mo Salah an hour into Thursday’s defeat against Chelsea, and insists his side’s top four hopes are not over despite suffering a “massive blow”.
Jordan’s interior and justice ministers were sacked Sunday for breaching health regulations to stem the spread of coronavirus, with their replacements named by royal decree.
Tiger Woods is “in good spirits” after being moved to a new Los Angeles hospital for treatment from injuries he sustained in a car accident.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-East zone, on Monday urged Sen, Smart Adeyemi to immediately apologize to the governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu over his unguided verbal attack.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday, urged the new Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulraheed Bawa, to restore professionalism in the running of the anti-graft body.
The North East Development Commission has flagged off the reconstruction of Kudzum, Dilechim and Wuro-Ngaindi Bridges destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in Adamawa State.