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Reuters, 04 June 2020
The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. Read more...
Reuters, 05 June 2020
China said on Friday that social media companies should not selectively create obstacles for media agencies, responding to Facebook Inc’s decision to start labeling state-controlled media organisations. Read more...
Reuters, 05 June 2020
At this time of the year, Deng Jinling would normally be welcoming foreign buyers to her vacuum flask showroom or cramming her goods into containers to be shipped to customers in the United States. Read more...
Xinhua, 03 June 2020
The 54th and penultimate satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has started operation in the network after completing in-orbit tests and network access evaluations, according to a statement from China's Satellite Navigation System Manag Read more...
Xinhua, 02 June 2020
China plans to launch its first Mars probe between July and August this year, aiming to complete orbiting, landing and roving in one mission, an expert said in a recent interview with the state broadcaster CCTV. Read more...
The South African, 04 June 2020
The UVC sanitiser, formulated to combat the spread of COVID-19, will be able to disinfect surfaces, the air and large rooms. Read more...
South China Morning Post, 03 June 2020
Zoom has transformed itself into a global video hang-out from a business-oriented teleconferencing tool Read more...
The Moscow Time, 03 June 2020
Russian scientists are working on a coronavirus treatment involving ultraviolet light brought inside the body, a potentially dangerous method that has been promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump. Read more...
The Rio Times, 28 May 2020
A team of researchers is developing an ultra-thin mask able to absorb - with 99.9 percent efficacy - microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses Read more...
South China Morning Post, 30 May 2020
The sharing economy was once seen as an indelible part of China’s future - but Covid-19 has changed that perception Read more...
South China Morning Post, 30 May 2020
Tencent’s infrastructure programme will include a new countrywide network of large-scale data centres, with a million servers deployed at each site Read more...
The Moscow Time, 01 June 2020
Some experts suspect that the controversial anti-malaria medication causes higher death rates among coronavirus patients. Read more...
The Hindu, 30 May 2020
The three Indian companies are Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd, Bharat Forge Ltd and Medha Servo Drives Pvt Ltd Read more...
The Hindu, 27 May 2020
Study shows they developed antibodies capable of neutralising SARS-CoV-2 virus Read more...
The HIndu,27 May 2020
Novel coronavirus can spread up to three times further in cold and humid weather, according to the researchers Read more...
South China Morning Post, 28 May 2020
Although people have been turning to online services during the Covid-19 pandemic, China’s economy shrank 6.8 per cent in first quarter Read more...
South China Morning Post, 27 May 2020
Five academics from some of China's most prestigious universities and one based in the US are among six Chinese scientists named in this year’s list Read more...
The Hindu, 27 May 2020
Aarogya Setu, India’s coronavirus (COVID-19) contact-tracing and self-assessment app is now open source. The COVID-19 app, which supports 12 languages, is available on three platforms – Android, iOS and KaiOS (Jio Phones). Read more...
The Hindu, 29 April 2020
Much like the diagnostic kits currently in use, the new test can detect the novel coronavirus in samples obtained from respiratory swabs. Read more...
The Hindu, 30 April 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns and isolations around the world have observed a battle royale of video-conferencing apps. We help you decide which one is right for you Read more...

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