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Opinion | Redefining our purpose of education

What is the purpose of education? Why do we spend enormous amounts of money to attend school? What is the point of sitting in a classroom for hours on end? Why are we even here? You will get a different answer to these questions from everyone you ask, and that, in itself, is the beauty of education. It does not ... Read More »

Malaria treatment, scientists have decoded how parasites invade our cells

Talk of monsoon, and it is difficult not to worry about malaria. However, the disease may soon be a thing of the past: In what is being hailed as a significant breakthrough, scientists claim they have taken a significant step towards developing a new vaccine for malaria. In a study published in the journal Nature, scientists have for the first ... Read More »

The Gold Rush: Will Newton ensure our chance to win the Oscar race this time?

I fail to understand the high-pitched annual fervour, of the electronic media in particular, in covering the Oscars. “Why don’t we win the Oscar? Where do we go wrong? What are the challenges faced by the Indian directors?” The same issues get churned year after year! I also fail to appreciate the fascination with these awards. Are we not mature ... Read More »

Internet of Things is set to change our lives

From the way we book our flights and movies, the time we spend on flights watching movies using the inflight LAN or ordering food in the cinema using our mobile apps; from checking restaurant reviews & making reservations to track water consumption & steps walked, smartphones have truly revolutionized our lives. Not just mobile applications, smartphones have cleared the path ... Read More »

Our new desktop homepage brings you closer to the top stories of the day

Smartphones are a gateway to all sorts of portable electronics and all the associated software and services that come with them. As always, we aim to bring up to date information on this digital jungle and we think the latest facelift on our homepage will help you discover the most interesting developments without missing a thing. First off, meet our ... Read More »