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1.5K Indians among world’s top 2% scientists

1.5K Indians among world’s top 2% scientists

A total of 1,494 Indian scientists have made it to a prestigious list prepared by Stanford University; 22 of them went to IIT-Guwahati.

Indore's Dr Avinash Khare in Stanford varsity's top scientist list

Indore's Dr Avinash Khare in Stanford varsity's top scientist list

Even today at the age of 75 years, Khare is active and feels there is a lot to unravel with his research.

Top Universities from around the world that churn out wealthy alumni

Top Universities from around the world that churn out wealthy alumnis

The 2019 list of top universities and colleges with highest number of ultra rich alumni is out.

Over pot-smoking joke, Kamala gets dad flak

Over pot-smoking joke, Kamala gets dad flak

Washington: US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican descent, has been slammed by her fa...Read More

Climatic fallout: Himalayan Viagra is under threat 

Climatic fallout: Himalayan Viagra is under threat 

Boston: A parasitic fungus that is more valuable than gold, and is nicknamed “Himalayan Viagra” due to its demand as an impotence cure, c...Read More

Twitter appoints IIT-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal as new CTO

Twitter appoints IIT-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal as new CTO

San Francisco: Twitter has appointed distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), a...Read More

Novel biosensor that can control body’s drug levels in real time

Novel biosensor that can control body’s drug levels in real time

Boston: In a first, Stanford scientists have developed a new biosensor that continuously monitors and delivers lifesaving drugs in the bo...Read More

Wearable sensor that can spot disease from sweat

Wearable sensor that can spot disease from sweat

US researchers have developed a wristband-type wearable sweat sensor that could help diagnose cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other disease...Read More

5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe recreated

5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe recreated

Boston: Scientists have brewed an ancient Chinese beer – a sweet, fruity concoction – using a 5,000-year-old recipe discovered by them, i...Read More

Pokemon Go extends life by 41 days: study

Pokemon Go extends life by 41 days: study

Los Angeles: Playing Pokemon Go regularly may add an extra 41 days to your life, a new study has claimed, despite concerns that the popul...Read More

Researchers turn smartphone into microbiology tool

Researchers turn smartphone into microbiology tool

New York: Researchers at Stanford University have developed a smartphone microscope that allows kids to play games or make more serious o...Read More

Multi-taskers have ‘fluctuating’ brains: study

Multi-taskers have ‘fluctuating’ brains: study

New York: Do you know why some people are better at performing complex duties and multi-tasking? Because their brains are not static and ...Read More

Speech recognition software writes faster than humans

Speech recognition software writes faster than humans

New York: A smartphone speech recognition software can write text messages three times faster than humans, say researchers, adding that t...Read More

New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

New research identifies role of mood in making decisions

San Francisco: People tend to engage in unpleasant but necessary activities, such as paying bills or doing housework, when they are in a ...Read More

How to prevent obesity, eating disorders in teenagers

How to prevent obesity, eating disorders in teenagers

New York: Parents must focus on a healthy balanced lifestyle for their children instead of focussing on weight or dieting in order to pre...Read More

Satellite images used to map poverty

Satellite images used to map poverty

Washington: Stanford scientists have found a low-cost and more reliable method to map poverty in areas previously void of data – by combi...Read More

Soon, you may ‘touch’ objects in videos

Soon, you may ‘touch’ objects in videos

Boston: Want to pet the cat in a video? That may soon be possible, thanks to MIT scientists who are developing a new imaging technique th...Read More

Canned food exposes you to hormone-disrupting chemical

Canned food exposes you to hormone-disrupting chemical

Los Angeles: Consuming canned food may expose people to a chemical which is linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other health e...Read More

How emotions make us impatient

How emotions make us impatient

It is quality time between a parent and the child. The parent has bought a new game and wants to teach it to the child. All begins well. ...Read More

Listen more to your mom’s voice to activate your brain

Listen more to your mom’s voice to activate your brain

Washington, D.C: According to a new study, children’s brains respond more strongly to the mother’s voice than the voices of women they do...Read More

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