China firm uses workers to 'pre-test' coronavirus vaccine in global race
China has positioned itself to be a strong contender. Eight of the nearly two dozen potential vaccines in various stages of human testing worldwide are from China, the most of any country. And SinoPharm and another Chinese company already have announced they're entering final testing.
Reducing ship speeds by 10-15% could reduce maritime emissions by 20-30%
Cariou, a researcher & professor at KEDGE Business School and a spec...
Exploring the heart of matter - and why atoms are important (Book Review)
Title: Atom; Author: Piers Bizony; Publisher: Icon Science; Pages: 225; Price: Rs 499
Worthy daughter of illustrious scientists and her alchemical successes (Sep 12 is Irene Joliot-Curie's 120th birth anniversary)
She discovered the missing part of the heart of matter but unfortunately didn't get the credit. Undeterred, she went on to advance her illustrious scientist mother's contribution by recreating in the lab a key natural phenomenon, thus achieving the long human quest to transform substances -- and laying the foundation for manipulating the atom's immense energy for purposes beneficial and destructive.
From Rabindranath Tagore to Kailash Satyarthi, when burglars aimed for the Nobel
In 2016 a baul singer was arrested for stealing Tagore's Nobel medal and citations.