Kumar Mangalam Birla is IIM-A’s new Chairman

EP Staff

Ahmedabad: Finally, the confusion over the chairmanship of India’s foremost management institute come sto an end. Noted business man Kumar Mangalam Birla has been named as the new Chairman of the Indian of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A). Birla is the chairman of Aditya Birla Group, India’s leading business group […]

Stretchy optical fibers for implanting in the body

EP Staff

Biocompatible fibers could use light to stimulate cells or sense signs of disease by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Researchers from MIT and Harvard Medical School have developed a biocompatible and highly stretchable optical fiber made from hydrogel — an elastic, rubbery material composed mostly of water. The […]

ISRO successfully test fires scramjet engine

Dipin Damodharan

EP Staff New Delhi: The first experimental mission of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation)’s scramjet engine towards the realisation of an air breathing propulsion system was successfully conducted today (August 28, 2016) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. “After a smooth countdown of 12 hours, the solid rocket booster […]

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