Remembering Amar Bose
Jul 13, 2013
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Indo Asian News Service | Monday April 14, 2014
Particles contain six stripes, allowing for one million different possible colour combinations.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 2, 2014
An Indian-American scientist,Manu Prakash, from Stanford University has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of paper.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 1, 2014
A microbe that spewed humongous amounts of methane into Earth's atmosphere triggered a global catastrophe 252 million years ago that wiped out upwards of 90 per cent of marine species and 70 per cent of land vertebrates.
World | Dennis Overbye, The New York Tiems | Wednesday March 19, 2014
One night late in 1979, an itinerant young physicist named Alan Guth, with a new son and a year's appointment at Stanford, stayed up late with his notebook and equations, venturing far beyond the world of known physics.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
The US Senate has confirmed an Indian-American Arun M Kumar to a key administration post that would make him responsible for foreign trade.
Indo Asian News Service | Friday March 14, 2014
The GenoCAD computer-aided design tool was created as a framework to help express specific language domains.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 25, 2014
In a breakthrough, an Indian-American scientist at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a simple, cheap, paper test that could improve cancer diagnosis rates and help people get treated earlier.
Thursday February 13, 2014
The MIT sent an email to applicants last week about financial aid with a line at the bottom that read: "You are on this list because you are admitted to MIT!"
Indo Asian News Service | Saturday March 15, 2014
The soon-to-be-launched web service would enable users to digitally reconstruct a person's personality after they die.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
A new website creates virtual avatars of the dead so that their loved ones can video chat with them after they are gone.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 31, 2014
The United States is to seek the death penalty for accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev if he is convicted of involvement in the deadly attack, Attorney General Eric Holder said today.
Cities | Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 29, 2014
There is a new mobile phone application in the Android market which helps parents track the location of their children's school bus, and how much time the vehicle would take to reach the destination.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 23, 2014
Indian-origin academician Rakesh Khurana has been appointed dean of the prestigious Harvard College and will take over his new role in July.
Thursday December 12, 2013
Fischer, 70, is widely respected as one of the world's top monetary economists. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he once taught current Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank president.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 6, 2013
Nobel laureates sometimes display as much ingenuity when deciding how to spend their prize money as they did on the work that won them the award in the first place.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University today topped an authoritative list of the world's top 200 university rankings that did not figure any educational institutions from India.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 27, 2013
Four Indian American professors are among the 13 mathematicians, theoretical physicists and theoretical computer scientists who have won 2013 Simons Investigators awards.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 25, 2013
California schools bested East Coast universities in Forbes' annual ranking of top US colleges, with Stanford University and Pomona College capturing the top two spots.
India | Associated Press | Saturday July 13, 2013
Acoustics pioneer Amar Bose, founder and chairman of the audio technology company Bose Corp, known for the rich sound of its small tabletop radios and its noise-canceling headphones popular among frequent fliers, has died at age 83.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 11, 2013
Wearing an orange prison jumpsuit, with his arm in a cast, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded "not guilty" to committing the worst mass-casualty attack on US soil since 9/11, a crime that could bring him the death penalty.