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Once herd immunity is attained, the novel coronavirus may follow suit and become a seasonal virus in countries with temperate climates, but until that time, COVID-19 will continue to spread across the seasons, a new study says.

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a prototype of a rapid COVID-19 test using a simple-to-use portable instrument for reading the results with a smartphone in 30 minutes, an innovation that may enable point-of-care diagnosis without needing to send samples to a lab.

A team led by an Indian-origin scientist has used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify hundreds of new potential drugs that could help treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2.

The gene edits given to Chinese twins last year meant to immunize them against HIV may have failed in its purpose and created unintended mutations, scientists said Tuesday after the original research was made public for the first time.

Six new lizard species of 'Dravidogecko' family have been identified in the Western Ghats by a group of scientists, who claim it to be a significant development as only one species of the genus was known so far.

US space scientists, including those from NASA, are all over the moon as they await with bated breath for India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2's historic soft landing on the moon in the early hours of Saturday.

Louisville: Planting a sample of seeds would be much more effective than taking medications to prevent heart disease. For this, scientists are trying to scrutinise the connections between health and trees. Aruni Bhatnagar, a medical professor at the University of Louisville along with other team members, unveiled the $14.5 million ‘The Green Heart Project’ which …

Lucknow: A reader said she saw me in her city. “But I’ve never been there,” I said. “I just have a common face.” This happens a lot. I once recognised myself on the other side of a crowded bar once before, realising that it was probably someone else. (It was late and drink was involved.) …