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Healthtech unicorn Innovaccer lays off 245 workers, 2nd job cut in 5 months

New Delhi: Healthtech unicorn Innovaccer has sacked nearly 245 employees, or about 15 per cent of its workforce, across teams in India and the US, the media reports said on Tuesday. Innovaccer cofounder and CEO…

US to test nuclear engine for future Mars missions

Los Angeles: NASA and the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have announced a collaboration to demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space, the key steps for sending the first crewed missions to…

Researchers working on Covid vaccine that people can drink

San Francisco: Researchers are working on a Covid-19 vaccine that people may drink instead of receiving with a needle, expanding their focus onto mucosal vaccines, which include nasal vaccines as well as “swish and swallow”…

NASA mission spots 2nd Earth-size world within ‘habitable zone’

Washington: NASA mission has discovered a second Earth-sized, rocky planet within the habitable zone of its star — the range of distances where liquid water could occur on a planet’s surface. Using data from NASA’s…

Turing Award-winning professor in awe Indian scientists’ contributions

Bengaluru: Professor Shafi Goldwasser, winner of Turing Award and Director at Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing in the US, said on Saturday that she is in awe of what India scientists have given…

Indian scientist honored as one of Europe’s top talents in biology

London, Dec 28 (IANS) An Indian scientist has been chosen to join the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Young Investigator network, recognising her as one of the top talents in biology in Europe. Dr…

IISc research team develops germ-destroying air filters

New Delhi: A newly-developed air filter supported by special grants from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) can deactivate the germs, ‘self-cleaning’ them out of the system, using ingredients commonly found in green tea. A research…

Microsoft to discontinue Authenticator app for Apple Watch

San Francisco: Microsoft has announced that its two-step verification app “Microsoft Authenticator” will no longer support the Apple Watch as it will discontinue the app soon. In a Microsoft support webpage, the company revealed that an…

Twitter Blue with verification arrives on Dec 12; $8 for Android, $11 for iPhones

New Delhi:  Twitter on Sunday announced to relaunch its Blue subscription service with verification on December 12, that will cost $8 for Android users and $11 for iPhone owners per month. Musk has raised the…

Telegram introduces ‘No-SIM Signup’ feature in India

New Delhi: Telegram Messenger on Thursday announced new features in its latest update including ‘No-SIM Signup’ in the country. The ‘No-SIM Signup’ feature allows users to communicate with others without disclosing their phone numbers to them…

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