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New Covid vaccine mimics virus shape to provide robust protection: Study

WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a protein-based Covid-19 vaccine candidate that mimics the shape of the virus to trigger robust antibody response in animals. In the study published in the journal ACS Central Science, the researchers immunised mice with nanoparticles that mimic SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, by displaying multiple …

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Britney Spears' Father James Spears To Step Down From Conservatorship; Netizens Celebrate With #BritneyFree

International oi-Sanyukta Thakare | Updated: Friday, August 13, 2021, 10:32 [IST] Britney Spears’ father is reportedly set to step down as conservator of her estate. James Spears said in a court filing on Thursday (August 12) that he is planning to step down from the conservatorship that has controlled her …

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K-Pop Star Seungri Jailed For 3 Years In South Korean S*x Scandal

International oi-DW News | Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2021, 22:37 [IST] A former South Korean boy band star, once one of the country’s biggest names in showbusiness, was jailed by a military court for three years on Thursday, 12 August for arranging sex services for potential business partners. Military prosecutors, …

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Covid-19 may become a childhood disease in few years: Study

WASHINGTON: Covid-19 may behave like other common-cold coronaviruses in the next few years, affecting mostly young children who have not yet been vaccinated or exposed to the virus, according to a modelling study published on Thursday. The US-Norwegian team noted that because Covid-19 severity is generally lower among children, the …

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MTV Video Music Awards 2021 Nominations List: Justin Bieber, Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish Score Top Nods

Pop singer Justin Bieber and rapper Megan Thee Stallion are leading the nominations for the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards with seven and six nods, respectively. Both are up for the artist of the year awards. The nominations were announced on Wednesday (August 11) ahead of next month’s ceremony on …

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IISc team finds way to block a superbug transporter

BENGALURU: Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science’s (IISc) Molecular Biophysics Unit (MBU) have found a novel way to block bacteria from flushing out antibiotics which helps them gain drug resistance. The new finding holds the potential of making existing drugs more effective against drug resistant bacteria or superbugs. What …

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Kool And the Gang's Dennis 'Dee Tee' Thomas Passes Away at 70: A Life In Music

International oi-DW News | Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 0:32 [IST] Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, a co-founder of the legendary funk band Kool and the Gang whose hits included “Celebration,” died Saturday, August 7, at age 70 in his sleep at his home in Montclair, New Jersey. In a statement …

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Scientists identify antibodies to develop pan-coronavirus vaccine

NEW YORK: Scientists have discovered human antibodies that can neutralise several different coronaviruses and pave the way for a pan-coronavirus vaccine. These antibodies have been detected in some people who have recovered from Covid-19, said the team at University of Washington. The study, appearing in the journal Science, describes research …

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Yo Yo Honey Singh Releases Official Statement In The Wake Of His Wife's Allegations, Calls Them False

Music oi-Shreshtha Chaudhury | Published: Saturday, August 7, 2021, 11:11 [IST] Singer Yo Yo Honey Singh’s wife Shalini Talwar had filed a police complaint against him for alleged domestic violence on August 4. Not only that, but Talwar had also made some serious allegations of alleged mental and physical assault …

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Demi Lovato Chats With Sadhguru About Mystics & Aliens, Indian Fans Delighted With Collaboration

International oi-Sanyukta Thakare | Published: Thursday, August 5, 2021, 16:44 [IST] The latest guest on Demi Lovato’s podcast was a surprise for desi fans. While talking to Demi, Indian spiritual leader Sadhguru discussed everything from building a ‘conscious planet’ to alien life. Demi Lovato Identifies As Nonbinary, Changes Pronouns To …

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