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The Tools in Asia Suggests Home-grown Technology

A study was conducted by an international team of researchers which has revealed that Levallois cores meaning the carved stone tools, were put to use in Asia 80,000 to 170,000 years ago. These are symbolic of “multi tool” of the prehistoric world. Till now these were not believed to have emerged in East Asia until 30,000 to 40,000 year ...
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Mathematics – A Struggle

An analysis was done by Chennai-based online mathematics education platform, HeyMath that resulted into a conclusion that over 60% of grade 7 students cannot compare quantities, while 40% of grade 6 students struggle with ratios. Harsh Rajan and Nirmala Sankaran, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge, HeyMath caters to 5,000 math teache ...
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Technology – A Big Change in Poor Countries

Like teachers, digital educational technology comes in many forms and if, used properly, it can bring a big change. Technology needs to be used rightly and deserves more prominence in schools especially in poor countries where human teachers are often ignorant, absent or both. At Kiaosep School in Kibera many Nairobi slum in Grade 3 are learni ...
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The Future of India

Children are the future of India. Every responsible student must take an active role in their learning to be able to make choices and take actions which lead them toward their educational goals. As a society it is important to expose all students to the world of work, particularly work of the future. Theoretical ...
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IITian Quits Job to Make Changemakers

Rahul Adhikari, 24-year-old Civil Engineer, is the founder of Better Plus Education (BPE). Rahul Adhikari, son of an Army officer, was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. After completing his engineering from IIT-Roorkee and winning the President’s Gold Medal, he started work in startups especially in the e-commerce and the ed-tech space, upcom ...
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Coral Reef Diversity

A variety of living species can be found in any particular region, ecosystem, planet and more which is known as Biodiversity. Rapid environmental changes typically cause mass extinctions. It has been observed that more than 99.9 % of all species that ever lived on Earth are expected to be extinct. However biodiversity is n ...
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New Methods of Cell Characterization

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University conducted a study that revealed that neural networks and supervised machine learning techniques can efficiently be used to characterize cells that have been studied using single cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq). This research is extremely useful in many ways. It brings about more clarity regarding th ...
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The Statue of Unity

India is a country of diversity and we have many monuments built in India. The famous ones like Taj Mahal, Mysore palace, Charminar and many more add to the historical beauty of India. Recently, the Government of India has built ‘The Statue of Unity’ in the state of Gujarat. This Statue of Unity is a statue of Indian statesman and found ...
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Evolution: Predictable?

Evolution is change in the characteristics of species and heritable characteristics of biological populations over generations. But can we call it predictable? This has been debatable over years. Researchers at Kenyon College, Michigan State University and Washington University in St. Louis closely examine evidence from a number of empiri ...
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Before and After of Alarm Clocks

All the modern inventions we rely on in our daily lives, the alarm clock is probably the most universally contemn .The morning jangles bump us uncomfortably out of our slumber, and back to reality. However how much annoying alarm clocks are, they're also indispensable in getting us out of bed. So now the question arises: How did people wake up befo ...
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