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IIMB faculty member selected for Teaching Innovator Award-2016

>> Prof. P C Narayan’s use of MOOCs videos in a flipped classroom format is recognised by MHRD  IIM Bangalore is delighted to announce that Prof. P C Narayan, faculty from the Finance & Accounting area, has been selected for the ‘Teaching Innovator Award-2016’ by

MIT physicist Rainer Weiss shares Nobel Prize in physics

>> LIGO inventor and professor emeritus of physics recognized “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.” BY JENNIFER CHU, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rainer Weiss ’55, PhD ’62, professor emeritus of physics at MIT, has won the Nobel

Biochemists discover mechanism that helps flu viruses evolve

>> Influenza viruses can hijack host cellular machinery to help mutated viral proteins fold and function BY ANNE TRAFTON, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, MA — Influenza viruses mutate rapidly, which is why flu vaccines have to be redesigned every year. A new study from MIT sheds

Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction

>> By 2100, oceans may hold enough carbon to launch mass extermination of species in future millennia BY JENNIFER CHU, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each involving processes that upended the normal