October 26, 2018 Friday 11:37:31 IST
Why are city dwellers more hurried and less friendly?
A new study by psychology researchers of the University of Miami suggests that humans switch off their automatic inclination to share in dealings with strangers, robbing them of their core instincts.Humans are born generous! They try to be fair to others, as far as possible under the influence of a basic instinct. However, they can quickly unlearn that cooperative behavior when encountering strangers if they know they won't benefit from our actions, as it often happens in the anonymous life in a large city, suggests a study by researchers of the University of Miami. Their results are published in Nature Human Behavior.According to the study, the cooperative spirit is a remnant of our evolutionary past, ingrained in human core. As humans lived in smal
October 05, 2018 Friday 02:37:13 IST
Call for making a new “Noah’s Ark” for Microbes
#As climate change threatens the microbial diversity, a team of researchers call for creation of a global microbiota vault to protect the long-term health .
October 04, 2018 Thursday 04:53:45 IST
MIT develops a new method to detect fake news
#Engineers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a machine learning system to determine if a news outlet is accurate or biased.
September 17, 2018 Monday 10:29:05 IST
Mention of Calorie Content on Menu Cards to Fight Obesity Crisis
# A new study due to researchers of Cornell University shows that mention of Calorie contents in the menu, reduces consumption and wastage of food.
September 15, 2018 Saturday 11:52:09 IST
Suspending students may risk their academic future
#Children suspended from schools at early stages of their learning may never recover to continue their academic life, suggests by University of Michigan.
Editor’s Note : Thought for the week
The key to education is the experience of beauty- Friedrich Schiller
National Edu News
January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:07:53 IST
400 Eklavya residential schools planned
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that by 2022, the tribal communities of India will have over 400 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) for them. Now, every block comprising more than 50 per cent of the tribal population in India and at least 20,000 tribal people will have
International Edu News
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:14:01 IST
Cambridge hosts IoT tech challenge
Cambridge university hosted The Future Engineer Youth STEM Maker UK Challenge 2018 on its renowned campus. Teams of young people from China and the UK aged from 9 to 16 took part in a series of competitions focusing on a range of activities, including imagining how the Internet of Things could transform people’s lives in the decades ahead.
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January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:04:08 IST
Tesla to Start Delivering Model 3 to China Buyers in March
Tesla said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the US electric vehicle (EV) maker's chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about late last year.The California-based firm, which aims to accelerate Chinese sales that have been hit hard by the impact of trade tension between
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:51:55 IST
ISRO Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country's second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said Thursday."We are all trying hard. Definitely, it should be possible to launch the mission in February," a senior ISRO official told PTI. It is expected by the middle of next mont
June 28, 2018 Thursday 02:10:24 IST
8 Advantages of Language Labs
#Using a language lab has many benefits
June 28, 2018 Thursday 01:43:30 IST
The Advantages of Using a Projector in the Classroom
#Teachers and students alike find projectors to be useful classroom devices.
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Round Table January 02, 2019 Wednesday 01:12:29 IST
Cultivate New Tech Farm Beckons Gen Next
Everyone is a beneficiary of agriculture. Yet very few are concerned about the realities behind cultivation. People tend to indulge in a culture of relishing good food, without ever thinking of the routes or the roots behind the scenes.India has often been called a ‘sleeping giant’ in terms of utilisation of its manpower. Perhaps the term