Category: Technology & Science

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The journey from a global necessity to a political tool- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Agence France-PresseMar 05, 2021 14:34:24 IST Advertisements Covid-19 vaccines are not just coveted as protection from the deadly virus, they are also a currency in the battle for global influence, experts say, especially between China and Russia. While the United States has been saving its vaccines for Americans, and Europeans struggle with delivery, Beijing […]

Realme GT 5G with Snapdragon 888 SoC, up to 12 GB RAM launched in China- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements FP TrendingMar 05, 2021 14:17:51 IST Advertisements Realme has launched the Realme GT 5G in China. The smartphone comes with the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. It features a 3.5 mm audio jack along with strong hardware support. The Realme GT 5G comes in two variants, the base model with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB […]

Border disputes between India and China are threating climate science in the Himalayas- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements UndarkMar 05, 2021 13:51:06 IST Advertisements by Lou Del Bello Perched on a mountaintop in northern India, the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) has been monitoring the Earth and skies for about 15 years. The air here at the foothills of the Himalayas is especially pristine, thanks to the absence of human […]

Astronauts in training for crewed missions to China’s upcoming space station: CNSA- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements The Associated PressMar 05, 2021 13:25:33 IST Advertisements China said Thursday a cohort of astronauts is training for four crewed missions this year as the country works to complete its first permanent orbiting space station. The station’s core module, christened Tianhe, could be launched as soon as next month, according to the China National […]

Five new shrub frog species have been discovered in the Western Ghats as part of a decade long study- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Press Trust of IndiaMar 05, 2021 12:38:02 IST Advertisements Researchers from India and the US have discovered five new species of shrub frogs from the Western Ghats, one of the globally recognised biodiversity hotspots. The frogs, belonging to the Old World tree frog family Rhacophoridae, were discovered by researchers from the University of Delhi […]

Fortnite-maker Epic Games buys the developer of Fall Guys, a hit pandemic video game- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements FP TrendingMar 05, 2021 11:39:57 IST Advertisements Epic Games have bought Tonic Games Group, the developer behind Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. Epic Games is widely known for its battle royale game Fortnite. The company announced the acquisition of the Tonic Games Group on Tuesday. In a blog post, Epic Games said that despite the acquisition, the gameplay for the […]

Galapagos island receives 36 endangered giant tortoises bred in captivity, quarantined- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Agence France-PresseMar 05, 2021 11:31:10 IST Advertisements Three dozen endangered giant tortoises, born and raised in captivity, have been released into the wild on one of the Galapagos islands, where their kind is from. The Galapagos National Park said the 36 creatures were freed on the northeastern part of San Cristobal island, where an […]

Honda Legend goes on sale in Japan with Level 3 autonomous driving tech- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Agence France-PresseMar 05, 2021 11:23:29 IST Advertisements Honda launched the 2021 Honda Legend – the world’s most advanced self-driving car licensed for public roads – on Friday, releasing an initial batch of 100 units in Japan. The Legend is capable of adaptive driving in lanes, as well as overtaking and switching lanes under certain […]

Will all the risks SpaceX is taking to test its Starship rocket pay off?- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Agence France-PresseMar 05, 2021 10:49:17 IST Advertisements A prototype of SpaceX’s unmanned rocket Starship exploded on Wednesday, the third time a test flight ended in flames. The mishaps may seem like disasters but experts say these incidents are part of the spaceship’s development, and even, in a way, beneficial. What is Starship? SpaceX is […]

Serum Institute writes to PMO seeking reforms in drug regulations on non-COVID vaccines

Advertisements Manufacture and stockpile of Covishield doses during the clinical trial helped bring the vaccine out quicker, protecting millions of lives, the letter said. Advertisements Stock boxes of Covishield vaccine vials. Image: AP The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has written to the Prime Minister’s Office proposing reforms in the […]