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MacArthur Fellowship for 2 Indian-American scientists

Two Indian-American scientists are among 23 scientists who have won this year's prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for showing exceptional creativity in their respective fields. The Indian-Americans......

Obama felicitates Indian American for scientific achievement

Not only did Barack Obama mention and quote Thomas Kailath in his remarks before presenting the StanfordUniversity professor emeritus of engineering with the National Medal of Science, the......

US presidential medal for Indian-American scientist

United States President Barack Obama has felicitated Indian-American scientist Thomas Kailath with the top presidential medal for transformative contributions to the fields of science and......

Indian-American gets $1.4 million grant for stem cell research

Dr Prashanth Rangan was among the 22 outstanding early-career researchers who were named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences.’s George Joseph reports Dr Prashanth Rangan,......

Obama appoints Indian American to national science board

Dr Sethuraman ‘Panch’ Panchanathan, senior vice president, Office of Knowledge Enter­prise Development, ArizonaStateUniversity, was last week appointed to the United States National......

Intel Awards for 40 Indian-Americans

India's Malvika Vinod Tiwari and 40 Indian-American teenage students are among the winners of 'Grand Awards' in various scientific disciplines at the Intel International Science and Engineering......

Einstein and business

Recently, I read a brilliant essay (Scientific American, September, 2004) comparing the genius of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein that provided me a very interesting perspective on the challenges......

How sunflowers may help India meet solar energy target

Pallava Bagla explains the connection between the sunflower mystery and the 'rotatable solar trees' India plans to develop. One of the oldest scientific mysteries of the plant world as to what......

How the blockchain can transform the financial world

The blockchain, the public ledger that tracks every bitcoin transaction, is changing commerce as we know it, says Devangshu Datta. Photograph: George Frey/Getty Images Columbus famously found a......

Tim Cook's tryst with India: 1st stop, Siddhivinayak Temple

Cook is scheduled to meet top honchos of India Inc later during the day Global tech giant Apple Inc's chief executive Tim Cook started off his maiden five-day visit to India with a visit to the......

'Forget 50, I don't feel like 40! I have still not reached 22'

'When I see someone I think of them as aunty and uncle. I forget I am the same age, because in my mind I am still 18.' Aamir Khan gets ready for a milestone birthday. Unlike every year, Aamir Khan......

Williams sisters, other US athletes let off by WADA despite positive dope test?

Claiming to have accessed WADA's database, a Russian hack team, known as Fancy Bear, said they have leaked dozens of files allegedly relating to United States athletes on the internet,......

Rio Olympics was like a cold war, says Russian swmimmer

IMAGE: The Olympic flag at the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro. Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters. Russian Yulia Efimova, who won two Olympic silver medals this month......

In middle age, Rio's golden oldies teach youth a lesson

IMAGE: Gold medalist Kristin Armstrong of the United States shows her medal to her son Lucas William Savola after the medal ceremony for the Cycling Road Women's Individual Time Trial on Day 5 of......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......

For some golfers Olympic thrill trumps Zika fears

'Would you rather win one of the majors or an Olympic medal?' 'The fact that we have an event every week, the Olympics will be another event' IMAGE: Lydia Ko from New Zeland hits her tee shot.......
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