AZ vaccine 80% effective for elderly, no blood clot risk

WASHINGTON: AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine is 80 percent effective at preventing the disease in the elderly and does not increase the risk of blood clots,...

Large asteroid (safely) zips past Earth

PARIS: The largest asteroid to pass by Earth this year swung closest yesterday, giving astronomers a rare chance for a good look at a...

MiniMed 780G in Kuwait to help diabetes patients

KUWAIT: Under the auspices of the Ministry of Health and the Kuwait Diabetes Society, Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, announced the launch...

Images of ‘cosmic web’ reveal billions of dwarf galaxies

PARIS: Peering into the early Universe some 12 billion years ago, scientists in France have for the first time seen the incandescent filaments of...

Scientists unearth meteorite from the birth of the solar system

Scientists believe they have identified a meteorite formed in the first million years of our solar system, making it the oldest known meteor of...

French astronomers seek volunteer army for meteorite hunt

Space fans in France are being urged to join forces to find an apricot-sized meteorite that fell to Earth last weekend in the southwest...

Over 102 million healthcare records exposed by cyberattacks in 2020

COLUMBIA, Maryland: Analysis by Tenable's Security Response Team (SRT) has determined that over 102 million healthcare records were exposed in 2020 as a result...

Traces of life sought beyond solar system

WASHINGTON: Searching for traces of life on Mars, like NASA is doing, is one thing. But scientists are also looking further afield. Could it...

Egypt’s ‘Scorpion King’ turns venom into money

Surrounded by thousands of live scorpions in a laboratory deep in Egypt's Western Desert, Ahmed Abu Al-Seoud carefully handles one of the curved-tailed arachnids...

Poor diet in pregnancy can lead to child obesity

Children born to mothers who eat a lot of processed foods packed with sugar and salt face an increased risk of obesity late in...

Firemen battle blaze at Subhan warehouse

Subhan, Mubarak Al-Kabeer, Salmiya, Ardiya and backup fire centers battled a fire at a Subhan warehouse. No injuries were reported.

World’s oldest DNA sequenced from mammoths

PARIS: Teeth from mammoths buried in the Siberian permafrost for more than a million years have yielded the world's oldest DNA ever sequenced, according...

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