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Simply Blood

According to a World Health Organisation factsheet, “Of the 112.5 million blood donations collected globally, approximately half of these are collected in the high-income countries, home to just 19% of the world’s population.” For developing countries with low per capita income like India, the blood donation rate stands at a low 4.6 donations for every …

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Google Arts

Google Arts and culture has been a fundamental milestone in providing access of thousands of museums to millions worldwide. Enthusiasts can experience a 360 degree view of the famous museums around the globe from the comfort of their homes and can virtually explore the art galleries and museums by just clicking their computers. Previously, people …

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lightest satellite

Hailing from a relatively lesser known town of Pallapatti in Tamil Nadu, 18-year-old Sharook has created a 64 gram satellite which is the lightest in the world. This extraordinary satellite named KalamSat – in honor of Former India President and Scientist Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam – is all set to be launched by NASA …

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Nigeria

When everyone across the globe is feeling the atrocious wave of the scorching heat, a 13 year old has decided to make the world a better (and cooler) place to live in with the help of wireless fans. Ukoma Michael, a 13 year old kid from Nigeria created a wireless fan that can work upto …

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Often while handling books of an antique variety, archaeologists, historians and, enthusiasts get extremely apprehensive about touching or opening it. The reason behind this is that the oil and dirt in our hands can damage these rare books, can erase the centuries old ink and can also cause a loss of important archaeological information. A …

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In hopes of creating better access to medical care, Stanford researchers have trained an algorithm to diagnose skin cancer. Universal access to health care was on the minds of computer scientists at Stanford when they set out to create an artificially intelligent diagnosis algorithm for skin cancer. They made a database of nearly 130,000 skin …

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visually impaired

When the youth of the country thinks of making life easier for the people are struggling with mental and physical disabilities, there’s no force that can stop them. Three students from the YMCA Institute of Science and Technology, Faridabad have created a belt that can make life for those with a visual impairment a lot …

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Meet Mrs. Janak Palta, the pioneer behind sustainable living in Central India. She is a known social worker for the world, but for the villagers in Sanawadia village of M.P, she is the ever-smiling and gentle Didi. A woman so dedicated to her cause, that even after surviving a tragic accident that left her a …

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Envision the possibility where an individual would require a single sheet of paper to charge his device and extra batteries. Forget rooms for storage. The energy source could be stored and availed in reams. Well, the researchers at Binghamton University– SUNY (State University of New York) are spearheading this pioneering move into the future of …

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Let’s convert all the smog around us into diamonds. Sounds crazy? But China is literally giving shape to this crazy science fiction analogy into a reality. It recently launched a project where numerous ‘Smog-sucking’ towers are to be installed to clean up its cities. These 7 metre tall towers are the brain child of Dutch …

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