The twins Nungshi and Tashi Malik are a well-bonded team who have achieved many global landmarks in mountaineering. In 2013, barely 21 years old,they became world’s first female twins to scale Mt Everest. Now they have dedicated their adventure mission to Indian girl child with the motto ‘Gender Equality Now: Fight Female Foeticide’. Last year they started ‘NungshiTashi Foundation’ with the twin objectives of promoting Outdoors Leadership and girl empowerment through outdoors.
There are many moments that encapsulates all that is charming about Tharanga Goonetilleke, Juilliard trained opera singer. Her performances have been praised by The Washington Times as ‘magical’ and her voice by The NewYork Times as ‘appealingly rich’. Apparently, the music that made her fall in love with opera was a New Zealander Maori soprano named Kiri Te Kanawa. She was 13 years old and never imagined a path to stardom, let
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Behold the microscopic jungle in and around you: Tiny organisms living on your cheeks, under your sofa and in the soil in your backyard. We have an adversarial relationship with these microbes — we sanitize, exterminate and disinfect them — but according to microbiologist Dr Anne Madden, they are sources of new technologies and medicines waiting to be discovered. These microscopic alchemists aren’t gross — they are the future.
TEDx Gateway is a platform where innovators and renowned personalities come together under one umbrella. TEDx Gateway 2018 to be held in Mumbai on February 4 is no different. Profiled below are some of the key persons involved with the event
He is a confident teenager who has been globe-trotting to attend various scientific conventions. At the age of 16, his bio-data describes him as a researcher in cardiology. Akash Manoj, a class XI student from Tamil Nadu, has developed a device to predict silent heart attacks and could potentially save the lives of thousands of people in India every year. It is a low-cost, rapid, simple, sensitive, selective, portable and wearable sensor.
We’ve all dreamed of flying – but for Richard Browning, flight is an obsession. He’s built an Iron Man-like suit that leans on an elegant collaboration of mind, body and technology, bringing science fiction dreams a little closer to reality. He is an ultra-marathon runner, an ex-Royal Marine reservist, former city commodity trader and a pioneering inventor. He’s the founder of Gravity Industries, launched in March 2017 with a dream to reimagine
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