Leadership Instincts: A new tool to decide on making or breaking a dam developed  |  Science Innovations: The death and resurrection of kilogram  |  Parent Interventions: Music improves communication skills of autistic children   |  Teacher Insights: Do you undergo ‘social jet lag’?  |  Parent Interventions: Social media could affect self-esteem of women  |  Technology Inceptions: Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ With 512MB RAM, 5GHz Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched  |  Technology Inceptions: AMD Radeon RX 590 Mid-Range GPU Announced for Full-HD PC Gaming  |  Leadership Instincts: When ‘small changes’ better than ‘no change’ at all  |  Science Innovations: Alexa and Siri may in future learn language as kids do!  |  Teacher Insights: Ideas are contagious as disease  |  Science Innovations: Universe: Why is there something, instead of nothing?  |  Technology Inceptions: NASA's Hubble Telescope finds smiling face in space  |  Cover Story: HOME TRANSFORMERS FAMILIES WILL NEVER BE THE SAME  |  Cover Story: Thou shalt not discriminate  |  Rajagiri Round Table: FOR AN EQUAL SHARE OF THE PIE  |  
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Do you undergo ‘social jet lag’?
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Teacher Insights
November 16, 2018 Friday 01:24:39 IST

Do you undergo ‘social jet lag’?

#Analyzing patterns of activity on the social media platform Twitter, researchers shows that measurable amounts of social jet lag is experienced by the netizens

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Teacher Insights
November 10, 2018 Saturday 11:05:09 IST
Ideas are contagious as disease

Ideas are contagious as disease

# Researchers from University of Colorado at Boulder suggest that ideas might flow from university to university, almost like a contagious disease.

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Expert Counsel
November 02, 2018 Friday 12:17:13 IST
SIMPLE WAY TO SOPHISTICATION

SIMPLE WAY TO SOPHISTICATION

A prominent writer in English, who is also a Member of Parliament, recently hogged twitter headlines when he announced about his new book by promising that it would be a four- hundred-page exercise in “floccinaucinihilipilification”. Even as people who read the tweet were scurrying around searching for the meaning of the word (it

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Teacher Insights
October 30, 2018 Tuesday 04:15:29 IST
People who breathe through their noses consolidate their memories better

People who breathe through their noses consolidate their memories better

#As per a study in The Journal of Neuroscience,if we breathe through the nose rather than the mouth after trying to learn a set of smell,we remember them better

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Teacher Insights
October 27, 2018 Saturday 12:26:33 IST
Green filters improve dyslexic children's reading speed

Green filters improve dyslexic children's reading speed

Researchers of Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil have shown that filters attenuate the excitability of the cerebral cortex and help improve dyslexic children's reading speed. Reading, one of the most difficult activities for children with dyslexia, can be improved by the use of green filters. A study pub

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master- Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

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Lifestyle
November 02, 2018 Friday 11:50:55 IST
“DOCTOR, MY MOM AND DAD REALLY NEED COUNSELLING!”

“DOCTOR, MY MOM AND DAD REALLY NEED COUNSELLING!”

A thirteen-year-old girl was brought to a counselling session by her parents. The girl was unwilling to go for counselling since she believed her parents needed counselling in the first place. The parents were very vocal and forceful about their daughter’s disruptive behaviour, lack of interest in almost everything, especially in her studies,

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Trending
October 30, 2018 Tuesday 01:12:38 IST
THE NEUROSCIENCE OF LEADERSHIP

THE NEUROSCIENCE OF LEADERSHIP

Organisations across the world are continually looking for superior ways to lead, engage, connect, and engage with others. Breakthroughs in the neurosciences are helping to connect the dots between human interaction and effective leadership practices. Although the developments are still nascent, new technologies have helped researchers to deve

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Technology Inceptions
November 16, 2018 Friday 11:17:08 IST
Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ With 512MB RAM, 5GHz Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ With 512MB RAM, 5GHz Wi-Fi Connectivity Launched

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ has been launched a trimmed down version of the powerful Pi 3 Model B+. The successor to the original Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+, this comes is a cheaper variant of the Pi 3 Model B+. They are powered by the same processor, Bluetooth capacity, Wi-Fi, among other things. Meanwhile, the key changes between the two include RA

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Technology Inceptions
November 16, 2018 Friday 11:15:50 IST
AMD Radeon RX 590 Mid-Range GPU Announced for Full-HD PC Gaming

AMD Radeon RX 590 Mid-Range GPU Announced for Full-HD PC Gaming

AMD is introducing a new mid-range GPU, the Radeon RX590, in order to captialise on demand from users looking to upgrade but not spend too much. The Radeon RX590 is not based on a new architecture, but instead a refresh of the current mainstream Polaris architecture. It is AMD's first GPU to be manufactured on a new 12nm, process which allows

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
November 01, 2018 Thursday 03:16:32 IST
A WORD CAN SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM

A WORD CAN SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM

Herbert Floyd Crovitz, Professor of Psychology at Duke University, USA, is famous for his book on memory, ‘Galton’s walk: Methods for the analysis of thinking, intelligence and creativity’ (New York: Harper & Row, 1970). Despite a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis at the age of 18, he had a rewarding and long life, with substantial contribu

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Creative Living
October 01, 2018 Monday 05:06:09 IST
JOT YOUR MIND DOWN

JOT YOUR MIND DOWN

Brainstorming is a group creativity technique wherein members discuss an issue or idea from all possible perspectives, put together a list of ideas, and through a process of dialectical synthesis attempt to find a solution or conclusion for the issue in question.   However,classical brainstorming has some important issues attached:

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table November 01, 2018 Thursday 03:41:02 IST
FOR AN EQUAL SHARE OF THE PIE

FOR AN EQUAL SHARE OF THE PIE

In a world that moves fast, driven by technology, education has acquired newer insights. It is a moot question whether the gender equations too have changed according to the times.  The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education in India is 25.8, which is calculated for 18-23 years of age group. GER for male population is 26.3 and