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  • 99th Indian Science Congress 2012: The Quest for Conscience beg

    Posted January 24, 2012 by RANJEET KUMAR

    99th Indian Science Congress 2012: The Quest for Conscience begins..... The 99th Indian Science Congress concluded at the sprawling campus of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. A five day long scientific carnival with focal theme Role of Science and Technology for Inclusive Innovation...

  • must read this

    Posted January 4, 2012 by Vijendra Fulwa

    Chemist faces criminal charges after researcher’s death UCLA scientist charged three years after lab fire fatality. Richard Van Noorden 28 December 2011 Article toolsPrint Email Rights and Permissions Share/bookmark Connotea Facebook Delicious Twitter Digg Friendfeed Three years after a young ...

  • An Open Letter to the Next Generation

    Posted December 15, 2011 by Susanta K. Nayak

    articles http://physicstoday.org/journals/doc/PHTOAD-ft/vol_57/iss_7/56_1.shtml An Open Letter to the Next Generation   James D. Patterson July 2004, page 56 Starting as an undergraduate student and ending as a department head, I had a career in physics that spanned approximately a h...

  • Are conventional courses getting obsolete?

    Posted December 5, 2011 by RANJEET KUMAR

    Vocational education is not at all the need of hour. It has already existed before and my going through an experience of such an education system has been quite horrible. It’s not about initiating new courses that are skill based but a subsequent career path that must be designed ahead, which ...

  • From “BEING” To “BECOMING” a Passionate Researcher

    Posted December 5, 2011 by RANJEET KUMAR

    I always wondered what is science all about. Was it the inquisitive personality sitting within that wants to satiate the mental apatite by posing questions innumerable and venturing into unchartered territory to find a rational explanation? This is what I absolutely think now but as nature and nurtu...

  • Is this a beginning of reforms in technical education?

    Posted October 23, 2011 by Parveen Bazard

    The IIT council, based on the recommendations of a committee headed by Dr. Anil Kakodkar, proposed some significant changes regarding the technical education especially in IITs (http://www.dnaindia.com/academy/report_iit-council-proposes-pan-india-common-entrance-test_1587232). Three key points are:...

  • A renowed Chemical Engineer & Scientist.....:))

    Posted October 10, 2011 by Sukhdeep Singh

    RA Mashelkar - A rare interview to MoneyLIFE   August 25, 2008 We will no longer talk of the history of science, we will talk of the geography of science, the emergence of India and China It is not for nothing that he is called the ‘Warrior of Haldighati’. India is emerging ...

  • Nobel Prizes...A Brief History

    Posted October 3, 2011 by Parveen Bazard

    Today was the 1st day of the declarations of 2011 Nobel Prizes, highest honor in the field of sciences. Nobel Prize in the field of Medicine is won by Raphl M. Steinman, jointly shared with Jules A. Hoffmann and Bruce A. Beutler for their discoveries in the area of immunity. I extend my heartiest co...

  • Why is September 5 celebrated as Teacher’s Day

    Posted September 4, 2011 by Parveen Bazard

    There are famous lines in Sanskrit about teachers “गुरु गोविंद  दोऊ खडे काके लागू पाये, बलिहारी गुरु आपनो जिन गोविंद दियो मिलाये” which can be roughly translated as “both teacher and God are standing, whom should I wish fi...

  • No More 'Jobs' for Us.

    Posted August 27, 2011 by Parveen Bazard

    Finally, American business magnet, Steven Paul Jobs “Steve Jobs” steps down as CEO of Apple on August 25, 2011. He will continue with Apple as chairman of Apple board and employee. His life is one of the best examples how one should live his/her life before death. Today, I wish to share ...