Category Archives: Top Story

Street signs

>>Study shows how seriously investors took the possibility of a democratic revolution during Egypt’s Arab Spring Day after day in early 2011, massive crowds gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, calling for the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Away from the square, the protests had

‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee is a yogi and visionary par excellence’

Atal Bihari Vajpayee has brought developmental reforms to the forefront of governance, says Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, has said that former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a sage, visionary par excellence who brought developmental reforms

Street signs

>>Study shows how seriously investors took the possibility of a democratic revolution during Egypt’s Arab Spring Day after day in early 2011, massive crowds gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, calling for the ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Away from the square, the protests had

India skills up on Artificial Intelligence & Data Science in 2017

>>Coursera reveals list of top 10 most popular courses across domains including technology and business   Coursera, the global leader in online education and learning, today announced the list of the ’10 Most Popular Courses in India – 2017’, based on the average daily enrollments by Indian learners over

Traditional knowledge diminishes among tribals: IIITM-K study

>>A first-of-its-kind study in India, it provides a quantitative estimate of traditional knowledge that is disappearing at an alarming rate Traditional knowledge passed down several generations of the tribals in Kerala by their ancestors has suffered massive erosion and is gradually disappearing now, reveals a study conducted by

Try this! Researchers devise better recommendation algorithm

Approach should work especially well when ratings data is “sparse.”  BY LARRY HARDESTY, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The recommendation systems at websites such as Amazon and Netflix use a technique called “collaborative filtering.” To determine what products a given customer might like, they look for

Turning emissions into fuel

MIT-developed method converts carbon dioxide into useful compounds BY DAVID L CHANDLER, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — MIT researchers have developed a new system that could potentially be used for converting power plant emissions of carbon dioxide into useful fuels for cars, trucks, and planes,

How to float your coffee creamer

Study explains how droplets can “levitate” on liquid surfaces BY JENNIFER, CHU, MIT NEWS  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A drop or two of cold cream in hot coffee can go a long way toward improving one’s morning. But what if the two liquids didn’t mix? MIT