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Fossils show new species of extinct giant rhino that roamed Asia

2 hours 12 min ago
Paraceratherium linxiaense were hornless, long-necked herbivores

Chinese astronauts dock with space station

17/06/2021
The three-man crew will be in orbit for three months.

Two Viking relatives reunited in Denmark after 1,000 years

17/06/2021
The 150 bones have been lent to the Danish museum by the Oxfordshire Museum in Britain for three years

Best from science journals: What makes us sneeze?

16/06/2021
Here are some of the most interesting research papers to have appeared in top science journals last week.

Half of U.S. cosmetics contain toxic chemicals: study

16/06/2021
Some of the highest PFAS levels were found in waterproof mascara and long-lasting lipstick

Two doses of AstraZeneca offer high protection against delta variant, says Public Health England study

15/06/2021
In the case of Pfizer vaccine, the protection against hospitalisation was 94% after one dose and 96% after two doses.

'Divine Vessel' to mark China's first human spaceflight since 2016

14/06/2021
China, which aims to become a major space faring power by 2030, in May became the second country to put a rover on Mars,two years after landing the first spacecraft on the far side of the moon.

India’s investment in research unsatisfactory: UNESCO report

13/06/2021
Gross domestic expenditure on research has stayed at 0.7% of the GDP for years

Mouse sperm stored on International Space Station produces healthy offspring

13/06/2021
Solar flares from the surface of the Sun generate particles that can have particularly devastating impacts on human health and penetrate current generation spaceships.

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28 million

13/06/2021
The Amazon founder’s rocket company, Blue Origin, did not disclose the winner’s name.

Will 25% COVID-19 vaccines for private hospitals aggravate inequity?

12/06/2021
On June 7, when India announced a reversal of vaccine procurement to a system of centralised procurement with free vaccines to be provided for the 18–44 age group, it allowed 25% of vaccine procurement exclusively by the private sector.

‘Operation Olivia’ to the rescue of Olive Ridleys

12/06/2021
The Coast Guard helps enforce laws to protect turtles as they arrive to nest in Odisha

A molecular view of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus

12/06/2021
How scientists make out the difference between variants of a virus

Will 25% vaccines for private hospitals aggravate inequity?

12/06/2021
On June 7, when India announced a reversal of vaccine procurement to a system of centralised procurement with free vaccines to be provided for the 18–44 age group, it allowed 25% of vaccine procurement exclusively by the private sector.

Hardy, vigorous corals

12/06/2021
Why do some corals withstand climate change better than others?In 2014 and 2015, the brown rice coral in Hawaii was completely bleached, but the blue

Meet Bharitalasuchus tapani, a carnivorous reptile that lived 240 million years ago

12/06/2021
The Indian fossil specimen was not studied earlier because it was not as complete as the specimens found in other countries

Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine offer 77% protection against hospitalisation, CMC Vellore study finds

11/06/2021
The study found that even a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine offered significantly high protection against both infection and hospitalisation.

Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine offer 77% protection against hospitalisation, CMC Vellore study finds

11/06/2021
The study found that even a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine offered significantly high protection against both infection and hospitalisation.

In photos: Rover leaves 'China's imprint' on Mars

11/06/2021
China is the second country to land and operate a spacecraft on Mars, after the United States.

CHIME telescope yields unprecedented results

10/06/2021
Scientific collaboration detects more than 500 mysterious fast radio bursts in its first year of operation

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