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Researchers analyse genomic determinants of coronavirus pathogenicity

Washington DC. [USA]: A recent analysis led by a team of researchers found crucial genomic features that are unique to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that caus...

One plus unintentionally disables 'X-Ray' filter with an update

Shenzhen [China]: Smartphone manufacturer company OnePlus accidentally pushed an over-the-air update that disables a filter that can see through some ...

AI helps researchers up-cycle waste carbon

Washington D.C.: In a breakthrough study, researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate progress in transforming waste carbon into ...

Sea level could rise more than 1 metre by 2100 if emission targets not met

Potsdam [Germany]: Global mean sea-level rise could exceed 1 metre by 2100 and 5 metres by 2300 with unchecked emissions, a survey among 100 leading i...

Soaps or sanitisers? What fights coronavirus better

Washington D.C.: In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, health-specialists have been emphasising upon the importance of keeping your hands germ-free, ei...