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From now on, every year, Research Day will be held on the second weekend of August. The event will be inaugurated by Ashwini Kumar, the Minister of State for Science and Technology. As part of the research weekend, for the first time, all the
The 2011 Nobel Prizes have been announced, honoring preeminent achievements in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, the promotion of peace, and economics. Here's what you need to know about the three science-related Nobel Prizes.
How Nobel Laureate Ralph Steinman used his own discoveries to treat his cancer (and drive progress in the field of immunology) Last week, scientist Ralph Steinman became the first person in history be be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or
A Western Kentucky University professor found out last week that several members of a research team he's a part of were awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. Louis-Gregory Strolger, an associate professor in WKU's physics and astronomy department,
Researchers who study economic growth and how technology helps drive long-term development are among the top contenders for the Nobel prize for economics being awarded Monday, Swedish Nobel guessers say. A day before the
Uppsala University Economics Professor Daniel Waldenstrom says Paul Romer, a Senior Fellow at Stanford University, is his top bet for the 10 million kronor ($1.5 million) award. Romer could share the award with Harvard Professor Robert Barro, for
the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel prize to a Canadian researcher, immunologist Ralph Steinman, who died last Friday even though their statutes collect the prize can not be awarded posthumously. The award, shared with the French and American
EDT How would you like to look like the Incredible Hulk while swimming? Well, that's exactly how it's going to be when you submerge in sea water covered with algae called enteromopha prolifera. A report by The Upshot noted that the coastal waters in
The species, although deemed non-poisonous, has raised severe concerns over the safety of the existing sea-life in the area. Besides this, due to the massive choking of the waters, there are is speculation that this might lead to a drop in tourism.
In Qingdoo, Shandong Province of China, the coastal waters are covered with algae called enteromopha prolifera. The algae is not poisonous and doesn't affect water quality, but there are concerns about how it may affect local sealife