Category Archives: Top Story

Kerala Startup Buyfie chosen for coveted South Korean acceleration initiative

>> E-commerce startup Buyfie among 30 tech startups  from around the world invited to participate     Thiruvananthapuram: Buyfie, a Kerala-based hyperlocal e-commerce startup, has been selected for the prestigious ‘in2Korea’ acceleration programme. Conducted by South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) and National IT Industry Promotion

Stick, peel, or bounce: Controlling a freezing droplet’s fate

>> MIT study reveals a new way to enhance or reduce the adhesion of freezing droplets BY DAVID L CHANDLER, MIT  NEWS OFFICE  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — When freezing droplets impact a surface, they generally either stick to it or bounce away. Controlling this response is

ISB and IIMB join hands to train the next generation of b-school faculty

>> First-of-its-Kind Partnership to promote Teaching Excellence amongst Indian B-Schools In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, the Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) have joined hands to organise the ISB-IIMB Doctoral Consortium on Teaching for doctoral candidates who are about to

Firebricks offer low-cost storage for carbon-free energy

Ancient technology could be used to level electricity prices for renewables BY DAVID L CHANDLER, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Firebricks, designed to withstand high heat, have been part of our technological arsenal for at least three millennia, since the era of the Hittites. Now,

University of Oxford tops World University Rankings 2018

University of Oxford tops the list and University of Cambridge has clinched the second spot from fourth in the previous year The Times Higher Education (THE) has announced the results World University Rankings 2018, and the best university in the world is UK’s University of