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S D Shibulal, President, Infosys Science Foundation

Our education system must maintain the spirit of curiosity in children: S D Shibulal

S D Shibulal, Co-founder, Infosys and President of the Infosys Science Foundation speaks about their work in creating awareness about Science among school students

Published on 15th November 2019
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Why our gods are ambivalent: This Uni of Otago study finds out more about gods and superheroes

A study conducted by Dr Thomas Swan from the University of Otago analyses the psychology of attraction to religious deities and superheroes

Published on 2nd November 2019
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Hyderabad metro stations to put up science exhibitions to promote scientific temper

The eight km-long stretch between Secunderabad East and Nagole metro stations will have scientific promotional activities

Published on 1st November 2019
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Why did Chandrayaan fail: What Coimbatore Govt School kids asked ISRO scientists during visit 

The children were taken to Thiruvananthapuram by IRCTC and it was the opportunity of a lifetime for them 

 

Published on 1st November 2019
Medical Council of India

IIT Kharagpur's new 400-bed medical college to be inaugurated next year

The number of seats in the MBBS programme will be expanded to 100 in the second phase and postgraduate degrees will eventually be introduced

Published on 21st October 2019
IIT Madras Data science

Here's how IITMs's Data Science Course will provide a major boost to tackle shortage of data scientists in India 

A study found that while 1/3rd of top 400 Indian companies lacked state-of-the-art data analysis tools and personnel. Over 364,000 new jobs expected to be created in the field by 2020, in India

Published on 21st October 2019
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Harsh Batra believes his nutrition drink Happy Ratio can substitute the mid-day meal. Really?

Harsh Batra has found a way to provide school girls the nutrition they need to make it big in the field of sports — he tells us what's gone into the making of his elixir Happy Ratio and why it's safe

Published on 16th October 2019
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First-of-its-kind novel nano-guitar string that plays on its own created by UK researchers

Just as a guitar string vibrates when it is plucked, the wire vibrates when it is forced into motion by an oscillating voltage

Published on 15th October 2019
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at IISc: If you oppose me it means you don't know me

The Art of Living founder lashed out at people who tried to get his talk cancelled by calling them prejudiced and thus, unscientific

Published on 10th October 2019
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Absolutely comfortable with true Communists: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's best answers at IISc

Break up ke baad? Meditation, of course. All this and more from our compilation of Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's answers to students at IISc

Published on 11th October 2019
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Gandhi's Ramrajya in 2019: The Modification it went through, from good justice system to Hindu Raj

Sociologists and political scientists have, at times, called Gandhi an idealist. His idea of Ramrajya might have been utopian but the ideals that supported the idea was implementable

Published on 2nd October 2019
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JAL develops Rs 20 crore hostel for women at IISc, Bengaluru to improve in-house infrastructure

This hostel, which is going to be operated and maintained by IISc, was inaugurated by JAL Managing Director Pragun Jindal Khaitan and former ISRO Chairman A S Kiran Kumar

Published on 27th September 2019
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Indian scientists at IISER measure Van der Waals force using optical tweezers constructed from lasers

VdW is of ubiquitous nature with its manifestations found all around us — starting from how a gecko sticks to a wall to how rainwater accumulated on a canopy falls down

Published on 27th September 2019
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Fund crunch cripples world's oldest tea research institute in Assam

Retired employees are also yet to get their full dues, they say. The institute's director A K Barooah says that financial trouble for the institute began during the period 2012-2017

Published on 24th September 2019
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Facebook buys start-up working to command computers using thought instead of taps, swipes

The wristband will translate impulses into signals a device can comprehend, having thoughts rather than mouse clicks or button presses prompt actions on computers

Published on 24th September 2019

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