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California prof gets National Science Award

Dr Sabeeha Merchanthas won the prestigious 2005 Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal awarded by the National Academy of Sciences. Merchant is a professor of biochemistry at the department of chemistry and......

Indian American scientist Subra Suresh honoured

A top Indian American scientist who heads the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, will be inducted into the Institute of Medicine in recognition of his research into cell mechanics related to......

Why blue LEDs are worth a Nobel Prize

Blue light-emitting diodes help create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs and promises to revolutionise the way the world lights its homes and offices. Shivanand Kanavi reports......

Jumping cats, long tongues, golf clubs: 12 jaw-dropping Guinness records

Some people are remembered for their great achievements. But, there are some like these who enter record books for the sheer oddity. On the occasion of 60th-anniversary edition of the Guinness......

Indian American kids create history at Intel competition

The Indian American high school children who were among the 40 finalists in the Intel Science Search competition -- often dubbed the Junior Nobel Prize convention -- may have failed to win any of......

Most influential people in the world of business

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella have found a place in Time magazine’s ‘The 100 Most Influential People’ in the world. Image: Chanda Kochchar among......

Air pollution reduced wheat crop in India by 50%

Air pollution seems to have a direct, negative impact on grain production in India, a study warned on Monday, with recent increases in smog decreasing projected yields by half. Analysing 30 years......

Ratan Tata in National Academy of Engineering

India's leading industrialist Ratan Tata will be formally inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering in the US for his "outstanding contributions" to industrial development in......

New tool to pinpoint oil reserves developed

Scientists have developed a new tool that can precisely pinpoint where petroleum and gas reserves have accumulated. The tool is a new index that provides a better understanding of how oil......

Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight

In a bid to find a substitute to fossil fuels as raw material for the chemical industry, scientists have engineered bacteria, which could help grow chemical precursors for fuels and plastics."Most......

And the Oscar for 'Best Bollywood Film' is...

Indian Americanshave asked the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to introduce a new award category of 'Best Bollywood Film' for films made in India.Rajan Zed, a leader of the......

Nicki Minaj, Marion Cotillard, Reese: A day out in Hollywood

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters Host of the show Nicki Minaj performs during the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards at the SSE Hydro Arena......

Why we admire Satyajit Ray so much

To his uninformed detractors -- including the late Indian actress Nargis Dutt -- filmmaker Satyajit Ray was a tireless chronicler of Indian poverty whose Pather Panchali captured the attention of......

Winona's scary ride

Winona Ryder, of Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands fame, reportedly passed out, unconscious, during a flight from Los Angeles to London on Wednesday.Staff and fellow passengers allegedly noticed......
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An invasive predator

Spearing of a lionfish off the coast of Brazil has sparked concerns over the invasive nature of these species which eat up valuable reef fish in... ...

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Group of Respected Medical Experts to Advise VA on Health Care for 9 Million Veterans

Special Medical Advisory Group Led by Dr. Jonathan Perlin of Hospital Corporation of America WASHINGTON The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)... ...

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez to Headline U.S. News & World Report STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report is pleased to announce that Thomas E. Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor, will headline its fourth... ...

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects National and International Scholars, Artists, Philanthropists, and..

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 197 new members. They include some of the... ...

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New $6 Million Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program Supports Social Sciences and Humanities

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Corporation of New York announced the names of 32 Andrew Carnegie Fellows today as the inaugural class of a... ...

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