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DCGI allows Serum Institute to conduct phase II+III trials of Oxford University vaccine COVISHIELD for COVID-19

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, the COVID-19 tests around India crossed a two-crore mark on Monday.

Aug 03, 2020, 17:53 PM IST

AstraZeneca-Oxford University coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine shows promising results after first human trial

"There is still much work to be done before we can confirm if our vaccine will help manage the COVID-19 pandemic, but these early results hold promise," vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert said.

Jul 20, 2020, 20:12 PM IST

Covid-19: Oxford University trial on corona vaccine successful

Oxford University trial on corona vaccine successful. Several coronavirus vaccines are currently in various stages of testing worldwide, including in Britain, China, the US and India.

Jul 16, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

Meet Deepak Paliwal, man who risked his life to help Oxford experts develop Covid-19 vaccine

Paliwal, didn’t feel inhibited or have second thoughts before deciding to volunteer for a human trial for coronavirus vaccine led by the Oxford University.

Jul 16, 2020, 14:42 PM IST

Oxford University to shed colonial legacy, remove statue of Cecil Rhodes

Oriel College has been under pressure for several years from the #RhodesMustFall campaign, which argues the statue glorifies racism and is an insult to black students.

Jun 18, 2020, 15:52 PM IST

Physical exercise makes you happier, leads to better mental health: Study

Another striking finding of the study is that income and wealth seem to have a lesser impact on the happiness of the individuals contrary to popular opinion. According to the study, a sedentary person has to earn an additional USD 25,000 (Rs 17,97,187.5 lakhs) on average to be as happy as a person who exercises. 

Feb 22, 2020, 14:26 PM IST

Pakistan exposed again, Oxford report says country bigger risk to peace than Syria

The report says Pakistan poses thrice the risk to humanity and world peace than war-torn Syria.

Oct 27, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

Meeting Malala Yousafzai will be a privilege: Shah Rukh Khan

The Nobel laureate, then wrote: "Still waiting! SRK." 

Oct 08, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

Malala Yousafzai trolled for wearing jeans, heels at Oxford

Women rights activist Malala Yousafzai is the latest victim of trolls. 

Oct 18, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

Oxford University student 'too clever for prison', spared jail sentence despite stabbing boyfriend

Can someone be too intelligent to be jailed?

Apparently, yes.

Sep 26, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

'Revolutionary Zero': This ancient Indian manuscript has the first known use of 'Sunya'

The origin of the concept of zero or sunya has been traced an ancient Indian Bakhshali manuscript.

Sep 14, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

New AI system can create fake videos from audio clips, images

Although the results are not absolutely perfect, researchers believe that the software could soon make realistically fake videos only a single click away.

May 23, 2017, 00:48 AM IST

Oxford University says sorry for eye contact racism claim

The Oxford University was criticised for being "insensitive" to autistic people who can struggle to make eye contact.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Universe far away from expanding at accelerating rate, says study

Challenging a standard cosmological concept, a team of researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist has found that the universe may not actually be expanding at an accelerating pace as was previously believed.

Oct 29, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday warned Russia against interfering with Western "democratic processes" and accused Moscow of aggressive behaviour aimed at eroding the international order.

Sep 08, 2016, 09:41 AM IST

Scientists show how bacteria can power micro-machines

A team of scientists has demonstrated how the natural movement of bacteria could be harnessed to assemble and power microscopic 'windfarms' - or other man-made micro-machines such as smartphone components.

Jul 09, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Merely 8 tweets can disclose your identity, office and home address!

Reserachers from Oxford University and MIT have showcased that the location stamps on just a handful of Twitter posts, as few as eight over the course of a single day, can be enough to disclose the addresses of the poster's home and workplace to a relatively low-tech snooper.

May 18, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

Punjab to get Oxford University modeled ''Educity''

Punjab is coming up with Educity, the most ambitious education project of Punjab Government at new Chandigarh, Mullanpur.

Feb 02, 2016, 14:53 PM IST

Most natural history specimens wrongly named?

The team studied 4,500 specimens of the African ginger genus Aframomum, a detailed monographic study which had been completed in 2014, providing an accurate account of all the species and their specimens.

Nov 17, 2015, 15:22 PM IST