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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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Going about their daily lives is also a huge struggle for the differently abled. It takes extra efforts for them to do things we don’t really even pay attention to. transportation is specially difficult for them since regular means of transport are not always adapted according to their needs. The entire struggle increases in multifold …

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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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WiFi connectivity through garbage bins? Sounds absurd, but not anymore. The concept has been turned into a reality by two commerce graduates, Prateek Agarwal and Raj Desai, from Mumbai. They have come up with a garbage bin that provides WiFi connectivity to anyone who uses it. The bin when used to throw trash, provides a …

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Heart-related diseases are increasing rapidly on a daily basis in India. Around 7-13 per cent of the total population in urban areas and about 2-7 per cent of the total population in rural India is suffering from some form of cardiovascular diseases. Augmenting the effect of these diseases is an overtly long and tiresome process …

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275 million metric tons is the amount of plastic waste generated every year worldwide! With our forever growing demands,the amount of non- biodegradable waste generated every year in increasing in multiple folds. This improper waste management leads to various serious issues like pollution, global warming, etc which consequently hamper our growth by causing other problems …

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Her incredible idea of ‘Solar Suitcase’ came when she went to Nigeria on a research trip. During the trip, Dr. Laura Stachel was astounded to witness a situation when a physician was performing an emergency cesarean section and then lights went out! Stachel was even more surprised to see people’s casual reaction to the horrendous …

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