Monthly Archives: November 2016

Impact of technology depends on user’s mindset:  Bandaru Dattatreya

“For India, the need of hour is good governance and for that accountability and transparency are required which can be ensured through technology,” Bandaru Dattatreya said The Impact of Technology depends on user’s mindset, technology used with positive mindset will yield positive results-said Bandaru Dattatreya, the

Manju Sara Rajan appointed Kochi Biennale Foundation CEO

First woman CEO of KBF will oversee Kochi Muziris Biennale and other Foundation activities Kochi: The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) has named Manju Sara Rajan as its CEO, after the board of trustees, including Foundation President Bose Krishnamachari and Secretary Riyas Komu, approved the appointment last

13th World Robot Olympiad

463 teams from 51 Countries have depicted their skills with their innovative prototypes The 13th World Robot Olympiad, jointly organized by National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) under the aegis of Ministry of Culture and India STEM Foundation (ISF), concluded at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida today. The two

Toward X-ray movies

Low-power tabletop source of ultrashort electron beams could replace car-size laboratory devices Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Ultrashort bursts of electrons have several important applications in scientific imaging, but producing them has typically required a costly, power-hungry apparatus about the size of a

Saharan dust in the wind

Scientists find huge reduction in African dust plume led to more Saharan monsoons 11,000 years ago Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Every year, trade winds over the Sahara Desert sweep up huge plumes of mineral dust, transporting hundreds of teragrams — enough to

All you want to know about Cuba’s Fidel Castro 

Havana: Cuba’s former president and leader of the Communist revolution,  Fidel Castro, has died aged 90, state TV announced on Saturday. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost half a century before handing over the powers to his brother Raul in 2008. Here