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First indigenously developed Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine Approved by DCGI

The first-ever completely home-grown Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine has been approved by the Drug Controller General of India. The vaccine has been developed by Serum Institute of India, Pune. Serum Institute of India is also ..

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Super-capacitor derived from Industrial waste cotton can help in energy storage: ARCI

The scientists at the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder, Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) have developed a low-cost super-capacitor electrode made from industrial waste cotton and natural seawater has been used as an electrolyte ..

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Neowise: A Rare Comet to be visible in the Indian Skies

A rare comet called the “Neowise” is to be visible in the Indian skies between July 14, 2020 and July 22, 2020. The comet will be visible for 20 minutes every day. Highlights The comet ..

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UAE plans Mars Mission

The United States, India and European Space Agency have sent successful missions to Mars. China is now preparing to launch its first Mars rover in July. Now United Arab Emirates is to join the elite ..

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China launches Shiyan-6, Gaofen and APStar-6D satellites

On July 9, 2020, China launched APStar-6D communications satellite. In the last week, China has launched three satellites in 2 rockets. This includes the Gaofen remote sensing satellite, Xibaipo and Shiyan-6. The Shiyan-6 satellite will ..

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Scientists develop “Catch and Kill” air filter that kills COVID-19

The scientists at the University of Houston have developed “Catch and Kill” air filter. The filter is capable of killing COVID-19 virus that has the potential to stay alive in air for 3 hours. About ..

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