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US: P R Balgopal wins award for educating kids

The cities of Champaign-Urbana presented Professor Pallassana R Balgopal, professor emeritus in social work at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with the Champaign-Urbana International......

Indian-American on team to flag queries for Obama

Indian-American professor Raman Chadha was among the eight-member team which helped flag questions for United States President Barack Obama, as he held the first ever Twitter town hall at the White......

Govindaraju, Ahuja win 'Olympics of research'

Imagine if people could use gestures to run computers and household appliances? Now, global information technology giant Hewlett-Packard has named two Indian-Americans researching this technology......

US: University shooter had no criminal record

The police and Northern Illinois University authorities are trying to find out what drove former student Stephen Kazmierczak to go on a killing spree at the varsity campus.No suicide note has been......

'India is watching China with a close eye'

Why should the United States cling to military alliances started during the Cold War when the circumstances are now fundamentally different? That is the question Rajan Menon asks in his new book......

Chicago B-school names Indian-American as dean

Indian-origin Stanford University Professor Sunil Kumar has been named dean of the prestigious Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Kumar's five-year term as dean at Chicago Booth......

Obama names Indian American to senior trade post

Nearly six months after he nominated Dr Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui to be the chief agricultural negotiator at the office of the US Trade Representative, US President Barack Obama -- fed up with what......

Siddiqui is Obama's chief agricultural negotiator

Islam A 'Isi' Siddiqui has been nominated by US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the US Trade RepresentativeSiddiqui, in his new role, will now......

Will India get the $1-billion university?

Indian mining magnate Anil Agarwal is having a tough time giving away a billion dollars. He's pledged $1 billion to start a university along the shores of the Bay of Bengal in eastern India's......

Indian Amercian gets plum post in US govt

Neel Kashkari, who was the Senior Advisor to US Treasury Secretary Henry M Paulson, was nominated by President Bush to the post of Assistant Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs and has......

Thank you, Mr Ebert, for taking us on this journey

We will always remember Roger Ebert at the movies, says Arthur J Pais, in his tribute to the prolific movie critic, who passed away on April 4.Roger Ebert, the prolific movie critic, author of half......

Life Before Pi: The Brilliant Films Of Ang Lee

It did not come easy for Ang Lee.Today, the 58-year old Taiwan-born Oscar winning filmmaker, the man and the energy behind Life of Pi, is widely recognised as one of the leading directors in the......

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Q. Is there any Meaning in the SMILE of MONALISA ( Art ).................?????????
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Q. What is the Betatron ?
Anantharaman:  A. device that accelerates electrons (beta particles) to high speeds in a circular orbit. The first successful betatron was completed in 1940 at the...... more

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Q. What connects you to the rare painting of Mona Lisa ?
ADN:  A. Her smile ......... The most enigmatic and most sought after factor in the painting of Mona Lisa is its smile. This is understood that her smile...... more

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Q. Who was Mona Lisa in da Vincis famous masterpiece?
Ghost Singh:  A. The most enigmatic and most sought after factor in the painting of Mona Lisa is its smile. This is understood that her smile has a number of things...... more

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Q. Why is Monalisa smiling in the painting?
Shan Real:  A. The most enigmatic and most sought after factor in the painting of Mona Lisa is its smile. This is understood that her smile has a number of things...... more

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  Web results for Urbana Champaign
Sun Halos in Florida Sky

If you noticed, sky today showed a new scene and i.e. a colorful circle formation around the sun. Yes, according to the reports coming from the... ...

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SpareFoot Reveals 7 Top Tech Hubs Among America's Small College Towns

PRWeb 2014-04-17 To make the SpareFoot list, a college town had to be home to a university with an enrollment of at least 10,000. Austin,... ...

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The Princeton Review Releases 5th Annual Free "Guide To Green Colleges" In Partnership With The Center For Green Schools At USGBC

/PRNewswire/ -- As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools... ...

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Now, Materials That Self-Heal Invented

Researchers have created a 3D vascular system that allows for high-performance composite materials such as fiberglass to heal autonomously, and... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/technology/gadgets/now-materials-that-selfheal-invented-141827.html
ARM transitions to open source LLVM compiler

About 10 years ago, Apple shifted to its use and hired one of the programmers behind its creation. Now, ARM Ltd has also made the move in its tool... ...

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