Cambridge Quantum Computing gets Denise Ruffner as Chief Business Officer

Cambridge Quantum Computing (“CQC”) announced that Denise Ruffnerhas been appointed Chief Business Officer and a member of the Company’s executive leadership team. In this role, she will manage and... Read more »

BARC’s nano-silver coating kills bacteria

Indian researchers at BARC have developed a new method to prepare silver nanoparticle loaded antibacterial powder that can be applied on surfaces to kill bacteria. Read more »

Training for CBRN emergencies at Delhi airport

NDMA conducts training programme for CBRN emergencies at New Delhi airport The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a basic training programme at the Indira Gandhi International Airport... Read more »

NDMA conducts training of CBRN emergencies at Bengaluru airport

NDMA conducts training programme for CBRN emergencies at Bengaluru airport The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a basic training programme at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru. The six-day... Read more »

NDMA training for Air Emergency Handlers at Hyderabad

NDMA conducts training programme for CBRN emergencies at Hyderabad airport The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a basic training programme at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in... Read more »

Biggest cyclotron in India became operational

Medical Cyclotron Facility Cyclone-30 Became Operational at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata A cyclotron is  used to produce radioisotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic use for cancer care. Cyclone-30,... Read more »

nuclear-test ban essential:UN chief

On the annual observance of the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, Secretary-General António Guterres has highlighted the “inextricable connection” between testing and eliminating nuclear weapons across the world. “Last... Read more »

Cluster munitions’ continues indiscriminate devastation, UN-backed report reveals

According to the 2018 Cluster Munition Monitor report, released Thursday at the UN Office at Geneva, civilians accounted for 99 per cent of all casualties recorded in 2017. This... Read more »

NIH begins clinical trial of live, attenuated Zika vaccine

Vaccinations have begun in a first-in-human trial of an experimental live, attenuated Zika virus vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part... Read more »

CDC releases guidance for pregnancy after Zika exposure

Zika virus is still a risk for pregnant women and their babies. In addition to the 4,800 pregnancies in the U.S. territories and freely associated states, nearly 2,500 pregnancies... Read more »

Zika virus is still a potential threat

About 1 in 7 babies now 1 year or older who were born to women with Zika virus infection during pregnancy had one or more health problems possibly caused... Read more »

Ebola: likely outbreak in North Kivu in DR Congo

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced today that preliminary laboratory results indicate a cluster of cases of Ebola virus in North Kivu province. The announcement... Read more »