Roche Launches New PCR Test to Detect Fast-Spreading Omicron Variant of Coronavirus.

Roche has introduced a new PCR test that detects a rapidly spreading sub-variant of the Omicron variant of Coronavirus. The test targets the XBB.1.5 Omicron variant specifically, and will aid in tracking the virus’s lineage and understanding its impact on public health. The XBB.1.5 variant is prevalent in the United States and spreading rapidly to […]


Japan launches intelligence-gathering satellite to monitor North Korea and improve disaster response

On Thursday, Japan successfully launched a rocket carrying a government intelligence-gathering satellite on a mission to monitor military sites in North Korea and improve natural disaster response. The H2A rocket, developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, successfully lifted off from the Tanegashima Space Center in southwestern Japan, carrying the IGS-Radar 7 reconnaissance satellite as part of […]


Does contracting COVID-19 increase cholesterol levels?

Recent studies suggest that individuals who have been infected with Covid may have an increased risk of high cholesterol levels for up to a year post-infection, which has prompted doctors to investigate this trend further. Dr. Ashish Sarraju, a cardiologist from the Cleveland Clinic, stated that the findings are “provocative” and deserve more attention. One […]


Texas hospital successfully separates conjoined twins

A complex surgical procedure at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas resulted in the successful separation of conjoined twins, AmieLynn Rose and JamieLynn Rae Finley, on Monday. The infants, born prematurely to Fort Worth residents Amanda Arciniega and James Finley, were joined along the abdomen and shared skin, muscle, and organs. The separation […]


Artificial Intelligence-Driven Chatbot GPT-3 Aces MBA Exam Given by Wharton Professor

A recent study conducted by Professor Christian Terwiesch of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School found that the artificial intelligence-driven chatbot GPT-3 was able to pass the final exam for the school’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. The bot, which scored between a B- and B on the exam, displayed a “remarkable ability to […]