Medtronic shares ventilation design specifics to fight COVID-19

Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, has announced it is publicly sharing the design specifications for Puritan Bennett 560 (PB 560) to enable participants across industries to ...

AI tool predicts which COVID-19 patients develop respiratory disease

An Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool has accurately predicted which patients, newly infected with the COVID-19 virus, would go on to develop severe respiratory disease

Musk's SpaceX wins NASA award

NASA on Friday picked a new space capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX to ferry cargo and supplies to the agency's planned lunar space station, a crucial building block to its plans to build a permanent ...

US university decontaminates N95 masks

In the wake of a critical shortage of N95 face masks that block the novel coronavirus, researchers at Duke University in the US have confirmed a way to use existing vapourised hydrogen peroxide ...

India releases first images of coronavirus

The images of Sars-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are from the throat swab of the first laboratory confirmed case in India reported on 30 January. The woman, among three students studying ...

Canadian researchers developing DNA vaccine against COVID-19

Entos Pharmaceuticals, a health-care biotechnology company headed by the University of Alberta researchers, develop new therapeutic compounds using the company's proprietary drug-delivery platform ...

Astronaut tips to survive lockdown

Stick to a daily routine, stay connected with family and treat yourself occasionally - those are some of the tips German astronauts gave for surviving lockdown during the coronavirus crisis, which ...

Artificial intelligence may be pandemic lifesaver

On 30 December, researchers using artificial intelligence systems to comb through media and social platforms detected the spread of an unusual flu-like illness in Wuhan, China. It would be days ...

Virus deals blow to NASA's return-to-moon plan

The coronavirus has dealt a blow to NASA's plan to return Americans to the moon by 2024, as the space agency chief on Thursday ordered the temporary closure of two rocket production facilities after ...

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