By Anushka Saxena Amidst geopolitical conflicts and trade wars around the globe, the ‘x’ generation of the 21st century is faced with a seemingly unresolvable issue; a middle ground situation for nations around the world – whether or not to install high-speed, reliable network connections provided by the world’s 5G patent leader, Huawei Technologies. A
By Swathi Hameed The technology of blockchain has been around for more than two decades now. Ever since Bitcoin, an application of blockchain, hit the airwaves in 2008, a number of applications have cropped all of which seek to leverage the principles and capabilities of the digital ledger technology. Many people see blockchain as a
By Taneshq Verma Artificial intelligence in Healthcare, simplified as use algorithms that can mimic human cognition in analysis of complex medical reports and data. With increase in computation power and amount and complexity of medical data of a person have forced us to intervene the predictive power of algorithms in healthcare also. As we are
By Anupam Mishra Drringg!! Drringg!! Drringg!!…… “I hate this annoyingly accurate chronometer.” thought Alex, as he unwillingly woke up from his deep slumber. He peered out through his basement window as he put his old-fashioned glasses over his groggy eyes, looking for any hint of some scatter of early morning sunlight. It was pitch dark,
Last month, the Indonesian government temporarily blocked access to social media for three days following violent post-election protests in the capital. The government claimed the move aimed to stop the spread of disinformation that could worsen the violence.
Scientists have long been concerned about the potential collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its contribution to global sea level rise. Much of West Antarctica’s ice lies below sea level, and warming ocean temperatures may lead to runaway ice sheet retreat.
There has always been an interest in how the name of a thing affects our interpretation of it. Does it matter what something or someone is called? Imagine that you are going to meet either “Anne” or “Kate” (or “Owen” or “Kirk”). Would you expect different kinds of people, based on their names? Who would you expect to be kinder? Who would you expect to be more outgoing?
Perhaps the most amazing thing about fossils is that they don’t just show us what extinct animals looked like, they can also reveal how those animals lived. Even a fossilised dinosaur egg can provide a wealth of clues about its parents’ behaviour.
Pretty pink, orange and white flowers of the shrub Lantana camara or wild sage, are common in ornamental gardens across many parts of the world. Although considered beautiful and hardy by landscape designers, the species is reviled by conservation biologists as “one of the worst weeds in recorded history”
A new antiretroviral drug regimen has been given the go-ahead by the World Health Organisation. This follows the preliminary results from studies that include an ongoing trial in South Africa.