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Facebook, Microsoft and MIT join hands to fight 'deepfakes'

The "Deepfake Detection Challenge" will include a data set and leaderboard, as well as grants and awards, to spur the industry to create new ways of detecting

Published on 6th September 2019
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Should we bribe for college admissions? Numerous cases of students cheating the system raise concern

Earlier in 2019, five California residents were arrested on charges of helping more than 40 Chinese nationals obtain student visas by taking their English tests for them

Published on 31st August 2019
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Sweating much? This device can measure and tell you exactly how much your perspire 

The researchers also developed a way to quickly manufacture the sensor patches in a roll-to-roll processing technique similar to screen printing

Published on 19th August 2019
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New review suggests normal use of electronic cigarettes is unlikely to raise significant health concerns  

A new article contends that there is growing evidence showing that electronic cigarette (EC) emission aerosols are relatively safe comparitively

Published on 13th August 2019
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Moon may have more frozen water than previously thought

The potential ice deposits are found in craters near the poles of both Moon and Mercury, said the study published in the journal Nature Geoscience

Published on 5th August 2019
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Soon, Facebook's new AR device could let you type with your mind

The researchers emphasise that their algorithm is so far only capable of recognising a small set of words and phrases, but ongoing work aims to translate much larger vocabularies

Published on 31st July 2019
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7000 educational institutions across the world declare climate emergency, agree to address crisis

Examples of best practices for sustainability on campus include Kenya's Strathmore University, which runs on clean energy and has set up its own 600KW photovoltaic grid-tie system

Published on 11th July 2019
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New finding: Your mother's day bouquets could do more harm than good

Exposure to flower pesticide may increase blood pressure in children and put them at the risk of hypertension, a study has found

Published on 25th May 2019
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New Zealand researcher's discovery unravels clues about use of psychoactive plants for ritual 1000 years ago

The ancient bundle containing paraphernalia for consuming psychotropic substances was recovered from archaeological excavations in a rock shelter in the highland Andes

Published on 7th May 2019
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India-born mathematician and wife give $1mn to UCLA to honour Srinivasa Ramanujan

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has received the amount from mathematics professor emeritus VS Varadarajan and his wife Veda

Published on 7th March 2019
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Aalok Khandekar, IITH researcher is coordinating an air pollution governance study on Indian cities

The study has now been expanded to include four more Indian cities including Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Pune besides Los Angeles as well

Published on 22nd January 2019
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Scientists identify ancient quasar provides glimpse into early history of the universe

Before the cosmos reached its billionth birthday, some of the very first cosmic light began a long journey through the expanding universe

Published on 13th January 2019
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Renowned historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha to join Ahmedabad University as faculty 

Dr Ramachandra Guha will join Ahmedabad University as the Shrenik Lalbhai Chair Professor of Humanities and Director of the Gandhi Winter School at the University’s School of Arts and Sciences.

Published on 16th October 2018
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Ahmedabad University starts Global Executive MBA program for pharma professionals

In what is presented as a holistic and dynamic manner, participants from research and development, operations, sales functions in the bio-pharma sectors will hone their leadership skills

Published on 16th July 2018

Mother's depression might lower child's IQ, says a US study

Children were examined on verbal cognitive abilities with the help of  standardized IQ tests during the entire time span of the study

Published on 17th April 2018

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