Category Archives: News

Microsoft wins $21.9b. contract with US Army to supply AR headsets

Microsoft wins $21.9b. contract with US Army to supply AR headsets, Over the past two years, Microsoft has worked with the Army to on the prototyping phase of what is called the Integrated Visual Augmentation System. Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it has won a deal to sell the US Army augmented reality headsets based […]

Israeli researchers testing if cord blood could help treat autism

Israeli researchers testing if cord blood could help treat autism, Umbilical cord blood is normally thrown away at birth. But in honor of World Autism Awareness Day on Friday, a team of doctors and scientists are calling on new mothers to collect and save the blood because it could be used for lifesaving – or […]

Johnson & Johnson finds issue with COVID vaccine batch, 15m. doses ruined

Johnson & Johnson finds issue with COVID vaccine batch, 15m. doses ruined, J&J did not say how many vaccine doses the batch would have produced. The New York Times reported that about 15 million doses were ruined, without citing a source. Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it had found a problem with a batch […]

COVID lockdowns worsened condition of Parkinson’s patients

COVID lockdowns worsened condition of Parkinson’s patients, One patient stated that she experienced difficulty sleeping, nightmares, difficulty walking, fixation and motor stiffness and gained weight during the lockdowns. About 43% of Parkinson’s patients in Israel reported a worsening of their condition during the coronavirus lockdowns, according to a new study by the University of Haifa, […]

Brazil detects new COVID-19 variant similar to South African

Brazil detects new COVID-19 variant similar to South African, Brazil currently accounts for about a quarter of COVID-19 daily deaths worldwide, more than any other country. Brazil has detected a new COVID-19 variant that is similar to the one first seen in South Africa, the head of Sao Paulo’s Butantan institute said on Wednesday, as […]

Coronavirus: Israeli adolescents to receive Pfizer vaccine if FDA approves

Coronavirus: Israeli adolescents to receive Pfizer vaccine if FDA approves, Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said their COVID-19 vaccine was safe and effective and produced robust antibody responses in 12- to 15-year olds Israel plans to give the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to 12-to-15-year-olds upon FDA approval, the health minister said on Wednesday after the […]

Let there be life! Scientists create single-cell organism that reproduces

Let there be life! Scientists create single-cell organism that reproduces, The implications of engineering synthetic cells and organisms are vast and promising. Scientists envision the production of customized cells that perform or behave in desired manners. Scientists have managed to create a single-celled synthetic organism that can successfully reproduce, in a new study by J. […]

SpaceX Starship SN11 fails to land safely after test launch in Texas

SpaceX Starship SN11 fails to land safely after test launch in Texas, The webcast view was obscured by fog, making it difficult to see the vehicle’s landing. Debris from the spacecraft was found scattered five miles (eight km) away from its landing site. An unmanned SpaceX Starship prototype rocket failed to land safely on Tuesday […]

At-home COVID testing kit submitted to Health Ministry for approval

At-home COVID testing kit submitted to Health Ministry for approval, Users can receive results from the test in just 10 minutes with a nose swab that even teens can do on their own. An at-home coronavirus testing kit which can be self-administered and is accurate and inexpensive has been submitted to the Health Ministry for […]

New coronavirus variant identified in Europe

New coronavirus variant identified in Europe, The origin of the variant is still unknown, but it is descended from another one first identified in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in April of last year. A new coronavirus variant has been identified by the University of Liege in Belgium with a number of key spike […]