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Higgs and Englert share 2013 Nobel physics prize

François Englert and Peter W Higgs were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 on Tuesday for the theory of how particles acquire mass. They were awarded “for the theoretical......

Likely Nobel prize winners for 2014

The IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters has announced its 2013 “Nobel-class” Citation Laureates on Wednesday, which names 28 researchers representing 22 distinct academic and......

'It is as if secular means not to speak about religion'

Dr B Ashok, IAS, is the vice-chancellor of the Kerala Veterinary and AnimalSciencesUniversity. After his graduation in veterinary science and further research in biotechnology, he did various......

Britain's future king has Indian heritage, DNA proves

Prince William, second-in-line to the throne, will be first British king with proven Indian ancestry, DNA analysis has revealed. The DNA analysis of saliva samples taken from the Duke of......

Supreme Court frees Pak scientist Dr Khalil Chishti

Pakistani microbiologist Mohammed Khalil Chishti was on Wednesday acquitted by the Supreme Court of the murder charge in a 20-year-old criminal case and was allowed to return to his native country......

Soon, whiskey 'leftovers' to fuel your cars

Bacteria fed on whiskey 'leftovers' can now be used to fuel vehicles.A Scottish company has signed a 'first of its kind deal' in the world to turn by-products from its distillery into fuel for......

A guide to the social media wars

By now it looks as if the spat between the Government of India and US-based social media companies is going to develop into one of our great media spectacles, big enough to push the "2G scam", the......

Now, bulbs can be used to broadcast household broadband!

Imagine that by simply turning on the light bulb in your room, you can also switch on your wireless Internet connection at home. Well, it's a reality now, thanks to a leading British physicist of......

Indian grocer bids to be chancellor of Cambridge

In a historic first, Abdul Arain, an Indian-origin local grocer whose customers include Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, is among four individuals nominated to contest the election to become the 108th......

Heavy snowfall disrupts flights in Europe

Europe saw little respite on Sunday from the Arctic conditions that have closed airports and disrupted travel on the weekend before Christmas, traditionally one of the busiest times of the year.......

The secrets of a hitmaker

You don't need much money or a famous father to launch your film career, says a self-made film-maker Jason Reitman (right) whose latest Up in the Air which opens on Fridayhas received rave reviews.......

First Look: Ugo's Last Dance

Deeksha Gaur, executive producer of the off-Broadway show Ugo's Last Dance currently underway in New York (show ends on October 4), is among the few theatrical producers of Indian origin. She is......

Sarath Kumar's daughter debuts

After Shruthi Haasan, one more daughter of a high profile actor is debuting in films. Though Kamal Haasan's daughter was supposed to debut in a Tamil film opposite Madhavan, she backed out and......

'More to South Asians than curry'

Ronny Jhutti is giving one of the most riveting performances in New York in the play The People Next Door. He plays Nigel, the son of a white woman and a Pakistani in Glasgow, who is drawn to the......

Goodness Gracious Me! It's Meera Syal!

The television adaptation of writer-actress Meera Syal's novel Life Isn't All Ha Ha, Hee Hee will be screened in May. Syal, who has Indian parents and was awarded an MBE in 1997, will play a......

The bishop who played cricket

Determination allied with intelligence helped David Sheppard fashion a successful if intermittent career in the strong England side of the 1950s before rising to the office of bishop in the Church......

Mile record anniversary stirs up memories

Fifty years ago in May, 25-year-old British medical student Roger Bannister was acclaimed as the first man to run a sub-four-minute mile.Few sporting feats will ever capture the public imagination......
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Q. do you find a special place for Sunday among the days of the week?
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Q. Who took charge as the first head of Tagore studies at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland?
Sunitha:  A. Holocaust Memorial Day UK ~From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ', , Holocaust Memorial Day twenty-seven January is a national event in the United...... more

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Q. Imagine that by simply turning on the light bulb in your room, you can also switch on your wireless Internet connection at home. Well, its a reality now, thanks to a leading British physicist of Edinburgh University who claims to have developed a technology which can send data through the same connection as a normal lamp.- How good you find this ?
Sunitha:  A. excellent more

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Q. Left handed people get more scared than those who are right handed, psychologists have concluded. Lefties who watched an eight minute clip of horror film "The Silence of the Lambs" showed more symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder than right-handers....The new research was led by Dr Carolyn of Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh....Your views if you differ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. I think such specialist should come to India. Indian can prove their such researches wrong. :) more

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Q. How the word GOLF entered into the English language
Cyrus Irani:  A. There is no universally accepted derivation for the word 'golf.' One of the most common misconceptions is that the word GOLF is an acronym for...... more

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Solar-powered internet access set to broaden reach of web

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have developed technology that enables solar panels to detect broadband signals, allowing data to be... ...

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Novel marker discovered for stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood

( Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News ) The development of stem cell therapies to cure a variety of diseases depends on the ability to... ...

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Do you snuggle up in bed with your partner while you sleep?

LONDON: Snuggling up with your partner in bed has now been found to be a major relationship indicator among couples. A study has found that an... ...

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Medical Astrology

A software that will tell you what kind of ailment you will have, based on your DNA! Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is... ...

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It's time to check the sleeping position of your partner.

According to a research carried out at the Edinburgh International Science Festival has led to a revelation that people's preferred sleeping... ...

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