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What is the R21/Matrix-M vaccine? How does it compare to the RTS,S/AS01 vaccine that was approved by WHO in 2021?
R21/Matrix-M is a vaccine against malaria, developed by the University of Oxford in the UK. The vaccine showed an efficacy of 77% in phase 1 and phase 2 trials. The vaccine showed a high efficacy of 80% as a result ..
What are the benefits of a lithium ion battery? What are the challenges to its wide-spread usage? What can be done to overcome these challenges?
The lithium ion battery in the past few years has become the preferred mode for storing energy, finding usage in handheld devices like your smartphones, laptops to Electric vehicles, power plants and various other applications. Its importance in policy making ..
What is facial recognition technology? How is it being used by the government? Examine the issues associated with it.
Facial recognition is an algorithm-based technology which creates a digital map of the face by identifying and mapping an individual’s facial features. Then through an automated process, it compares two images of faces to determine whether they represent the same ..
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Explain the properties and applications of superconductors. What are the constraints in its practical use?
The superconductors are those conductors which show superconductivity at room temperature, which means their resistance is zero at the room temperature. Properties: Minimum heat losses due to zero resistance within the superconductor. Better efficiency in terms of conducting electricity. Lower ..
Throw some light on the characteristics and significance of Project MANAV launched by the Department of biotechnology.
The Project Manav aims to create a certified database of the molecular network of all the tissues in the human body. Significance of project Manav: Promoting scientific collaboration among different universities and researchers. Promoting research and development in the human ..
Highlight the multifaceted role played by ISRO in diversified developmental activities of the nation apart from its core work of launching satellites.
ISRO was established in the 1950s, as the spearhead of the Indian Space Program. In recent years, it has played a multifaceted role for the development of nation. Providing broadband connectivity to remote areas, e.g. J&K, North East. This spurs ..