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Technology Inceptions
October 10, 2019 Thursday 10:40:10 IST

Scientists are Wearing VR Goggles to Analyse Data

Scientists have started using virtual realty tools nto for gaming or entertainment but to analyse and comprehend data. "In the future, a scientist might be working on their desktop, and then they could just grab a pair of virtual reality glasses, or they may even be already wearing regular glasses that enable VR, and then start manipulating their data in the same shared visual context of their actual work area," according to Santiago Lombeyda, computational scientist at the Center for Data-Driven Discovery (CD3). It is a joint partnership between Caltech and JPL, which is managed by Caltech for NASA. The CD3 group's latest project, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, is to develop better tools for finding tumors in diagnos

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Technology Inceptions
October 08, 2019 Tuesday 06:19:00 IST
eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the first ever national digital platform on oral health information and knowledge dissemination. Titled eDantseva, the website and mobile application was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health.The Union Health Minister also released the Braille booklet and Voice

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Science Innovations
October 08, 2019 Tuesday 05:56:51 IST
Two Physicists Win Nobel Prize for Discovery of Exoplanets

Two Physicists Win Nobel Prize for Discovery of Exoplanets

Michel Mayor, Professor at the Observatory of the Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland and his doctoral student Didier Queloz were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of exoplanets made on October 6, 1995.The first exoplanet named 51 Pegasi b had a major impact on the astrophysicist co

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Science Innovations
October 05, 2019 Saturday 06:20:53 IST
Celebrate Diwali With Environment Friendly 'Green' Crackers

Celebrate Diwali With Environment Friendly 'Green' Crackers

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed 'green' crackers that are environment friendly in terms of sound and smoke emitted and now being made available for Indian market. The products were launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Health and Family Welf

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Technology Inceptions
October 04, 2019 Friday 08:02:49 IST
Realme X2 tohave a 4,000mAh battery

Realme X2 tohave a 4,000mAh battery

Realme X2 will be powered by a 4,000mAh battery, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has revealed. It also shared a poster of X2's rear design on Chinese social network Weibo.The latest information posted on websites confirms a 4,000mAh battery on the Realme X2, and reiterates the presence of the 30W VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge tech, a 32-m

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies- Desmond Tutu Quotes

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National Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:24:13 IST
UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC has issued guidelines on use of plastic material in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Accordingly, excess-consumption of plastic combined with limited waste disposal systems has become a challenge to the urban waste disposal systems. Calling for a systematic campaign, UGC  has urged all universities and colleges to adopt policies

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International Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:23:13 IST
Asian students converge on 5 countries

Asian students converge on 5 countries

There was a two-percentage-point increase in the share of internationally mobile students acrossOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries between 2010 and 2017, according to the ‘Education at a Glance 2019’ report. Of all mobile students across the OECD, 56% came from Asia, but two-thirds of Asian students con

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Education Information
October 11, 2019 Friday 04:01:27 IST
Degree College Teachers Training Programme from 22nd Nov to 12th Dec 2019

Degree College Teachers Training Programme from 22nd Nov to 12th Dec 2019

The B.Sc teachers training program is going to held in TDC IISc challakere campus from 22nd November to 12th December 2019 in the following subjects : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology . Download application form and Send your application form to gajananaj@iisc.ac.in on or before 20/10/2019

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Education Information
October 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:24:02 IST
Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition

Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition

A 'Digital Gandhi Gyan Vigyan Exhibition' was held to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology. The exhibition has been organised in collaboration with a technology start-up under incubation by IIT, namely, M/s Vizara Technologie

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
October 04, 2019 Friday 10:53:35 IST
Born to be a Unicorn: Saga of d’Alembert

Born to be a Unicorn: Saga of d’Alembert

#Jean-Baptiste le Rondd'Alembert was an orphaned child who grew up to carve a unique place in the history of Western mathematics and science.

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Higher Studies
October 02, 2019 Wednesday 06:09:25 IST
Wharton School Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

Wharton School Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that it is expanding its MBA deferred admissions program to students outside the University of Pennsylvania. Designed for promising undergraduate students, the Wharton MBA Advance Access Program enables students to secure an early place in a future Wharton MBA class. Accept

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Round Table October 04, 2019 Friday 09:46:10 IST
Teaching in The Time of AI

Teaching in The Time of AI

India's education system has come a long way since the Gurukula system of learning that provided undivided attention of the teacher for each student. The Pallikkutam system, considered more inclusive, reportedly gave opportunities for children from all strata of society to learn. The present organized system of education is a legacy of the Brit