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Scientists Detect New COVID-19 Variant

Scientists Detect New COVID-19 Variant

South Africa's health minister has said a newly identified coronavirus variant is of "serious concern." Scientists said the variant, which has spread fast among young people, could be behind a national spike in cases.

Week 49, 2021 Launch Roundup: Galaxy A13 5G, HONOR 60 Pro, And More

Week 49, 2021 Launch Roundup: Galaxy A13 5G, HONOR 60 Pro, And More

The past week has been quite busy just like the past few weeks in terms of launches. We came across the launch of a slew of products including smartphones from Redmi, Samsung, Honor, Tecno and Motorola among others. Redmi hosted the launch of a couple of much-awaited devices - the Redmi Note 11T 5G and Redmi Note 10S new 8GB RAM variant.

Essential Metals For Human Health

Essential Metals For Human Health

Metals play a vital role in our lives. They help in several critical biological functions and their scarcity may lead us to a long list of diseases. Metals are also used in designing drugs to treating conditions such as arthritis, cancer and ulcer. Some essential metals for humans include sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, manganese, vanadium, iron and copper.

Omicron And Existing COVID Vaccines

Omicron And Existing COVID Vaccines

Researchers around the world are trying to work out whether existing COVID vaccines protect us from the latest variant, Omicron. The worst-case scenario is the virus has mutated so much in the crucial parts of its genome that it can escape COVID vaccines designed to protect us from earlier versions of the virus. But it's too soon to panic.