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Terror attack on power grids can CRIPPLE the system

The National Academy of Sciences, in a recent report, has warned that terrorists can cause black outs in large parts of the United States by attacking the power grid. The report adds that......

Serge Haroche, David J Wineland win Nobel Physics Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 toSerge Haroche, College de France and Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, and David J Wineland, National......

Gen next come to the fore in America

Anamika Veeramani, 14, an eighth grader from Incarnate Word Academy in Parma Heights, Ohio won the National Spelling Bee. Shantanu S Srivatsa, 13, an eighth grader at Cheney Middle School, West......

The unbeatable force, in both war and peace

The National Defence Academy is currently celebrating its diamond jubilee. M P Anil Kumar, a former fighter pilot, graduated from the NDA in 1983. In this elegant tribute, he salutes the Academy......

Dr K R Sreenivasan elected to US science academy

Dr Katepalli R Sreenivasan, director of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy, where he holds the Abdus Salam Honorary Professorship, has been elected a member of the......

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......

Academies stand by their findings on GM crops

The controversy over Bt brinjal refuses to die down with the country's six science academies today standing by their findings on 'limited release' of the GM crop despite Environment Minister Jairam......

Top scientists to review UN's climate panel

The United Nations has launched an independent review of the functioning of its top climate change body IPCC, which has come under much criticism in the recent months for some errors in its......

China's 15-year plan for tech growth

China is refining a strategic blueprint for the booming nation's medium and long-term national, scientific and technological development over the next 15 years.The blueprint's draft work, which......

Now, a maths model that can predict cyber attacks!

US researchers have developed a mathematical model that can predict when a cyber attack may be launched. Scientists at the University of Michigan created the model to help develop a basis for......

Why Bhanu Athaiya wants to return her Oscar

India's first Oscar winner, Bhanu Athaiya, who got the coveted award for costume design for the Richard Attenborough directed film Gandhi in 1983, wants to return the trophy to the American Academy......

Sreesanth's brother makes his film debut

It's usually cricket time in the Santhakumaran family with Sreesanth in a stellar role. But this time round, it's his brother Dipusanth who's grabbing eyeballs, with his debut movie Kana Kombathu......

What Salman, Mallika should do instead

If one stinks at fashion, the other talks too much. Get the drift? Despite their dream idol status, celebrities are anything but perfect. So here's some tongue-in-cheek free advice for......

Kim Kardashian's sexiest photoshoot

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Kim Kardashian posed in a leopard-print dress for a photoshoot that may be her raunchiest ever. In one of the photos,......

'Selection process pretty good'

Brijesh Patel, chairman of India's cricket selectors,is alsoinvolvedwith the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore asdirector. It has been nine months since he took over the reins of the selection......

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Q. Identify the person Alvin E Roth
Sigma:  A. C) A Brief History of TimeStephen Hawking is the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of A Brief...... more

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Q. Who said "Only a moment to cut off that head and a hundred years may not give us another like it. "?He said it under what context ?
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Worcester Polytechnic Institute Professor Diana Lados Honored by SAE International and the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society

PRWeb 2014-04-17 The TMS Brimacombe Medal and the SAE Teetor Educational Award recognize sustained excellence in materials science and... ...

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Women Take Center Stage at IMS2014

/PRNewswire/ -- Intel Corporations' Intel Labs Vice President and Director of Integrated Computing Research (ICR) Dr. Vida Ilderem will serve as... ...

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China Silk Road plan to push Indian Ocean ports, trade zones

China's new initiative to build a maritime silk road to boost connectivity between the Asia-Pacific region and the Indian Ocean will prioritise... ...

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Google Distinguished Hardware Engineer Norman P. Jouppi Named Recipient of 2014 IEEE Computer Society Harry H. Goode Award

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Chinese commentary hits out at Congress over war report

A commentary in a Chinese paper known for its hard-line views has hit out at the Congress-led UPA government for "attempting to conceal" the... ...

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