Posts in category

Science & Technology


Sahithi Pingali

Sahithi Pingali just wanted to research about water pollutants destroying the natural water bodies of Bengaluru. This led her to conduct a research and present her paper at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), world’s largest pre-college science exhibition. Post this, her life changed. She couldn’t believe that, what started as a research …

0 739
Digital Sanitary

Every girl deserves the right to live a natural, safe and hygienic life. Though this might sound shocking but in India, many women don’t have the access to sanitary napkins and they are still considered as a privilege by many. May 29th 2017, saw the birth of an initiative that can prove to be a massive …

0 961
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 …

1 945
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 …

0 657
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 …

0 625
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 …

0 689

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 …

0 595

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 …

0 581