Ten Finalists Compete for Title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” and Indian Americans Account...

Silver Spring, Md – 3M and Discovery Education last month announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its annual 2019 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). The nation’s premier...

Don’t Judge, Wait, and Know the Science: InterSex,The Body and The Self

By STEPHANIE DUTCHEN The Harvard Gazette An otherwise healthy baby is born with a phallus that seems small for a penis but big for a clitoris....

Our ancestors learnt to smile so that they can have sex

London--Believe it or not but our forefathers were way smarter than us when it came to wooing the opposite sex for mating. According to...

Opinion: Political Gamesmanship and the 30 Meter Telescope on Manua Kea Mountain in Hawaii

By Devendra Dubey BOSTON--When the mountain Manua Kea was selected by a team of eminent astronomers, as the site for one of the world’s largest...

Quantum information systems will revolutionize computing: Arun Bansil

By Laura Castanon News at Northeastern Technology advances at a dizzying pace. The power we have at our fingertips, packed into phones and laptops, is well...

Why do the leaves change color in the fall?

By Molly Callahan News at Northeastern Ah, fall. The season of apple-picking, cozy fireside gatherings, hearty food, and the sneaking sense that winter’s icy gusts are...

San Francisco unlikely to be epicenter of big quake: Indian seismologist

By K.S. Jayaraman  Last month's occurrence of 70 earthquakes in just 48 hours along the "Pacific Ring of Fire" sparked fears that a big temblor...

Indian origin team develops model for safer self-driving cars

CAMBRIDGE, MA--A team of Indian American researchers has developed a novel model that uses human inputs to uncover Artificial Intelligence (AI) "blind spots" in...

Why Homo Erectus went extinct: Laziness

Sydney-- Laziness could explain the reason why Homo Erectus -- a species of primitive humans -- went extinct, a new research has shown. The findings, based...

16-Year-old Swedish activist nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Copenhagen-- Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, who is a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, has been nominated for the Nobel...

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Computer Science Professor Shikha Singh Awarded NSF Grant

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—Shikha Singh, assistant professor in computer science at Williams College, has been awarded a two-year, $155,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)...

Economist Ashok Rai to Lecture on the Globalization of Coffee: From Muslim to Christian:...

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—Ashok Rai, associate professor of economics at Williams College, will present a lecture titled “From Muslim to Christian: How Coffee Went Global.” The second...

Green tea plus exercise may reduce fatty liver disease

New York--People suffering from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may benefit from regular exercise and replacing high-calorie beverages with decaffeinated, diet green tea, suggests new...
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