Tag Archives: knowledge

‘Facebook Generation’ happier than teenagers a decade ago when social media Wasn’t There

Today’s “Facebook Generation” is happier and healthier than teenagers a decade ago, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Public Health. Adolescence is a crucial stage in life when you lay the foundation for adulthood and the study findings claimed a growing proportion of 11 to 15-year-olds, dubbed the “Facebook Generation”, are less likely than their predecessors ...

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Monkeys Share Thirst for Knowledge Just Like Humans: Study

Monkeys are notoriously curious, going by new research that shows how eager they are to gain new information, even if it means no immediate benefits as their brain indicates similar brain structure like humans in a region called the Orbitofrontal cortex, or OFC. The study, by researchers at the University of Rochester and Columbia University, shows that rhesus macaques have ...

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Vedic maths gets thumbs up from students, teachers alike

It takes 11-year-old Aditya Ray only seconds to multiply a five-digit number with a four-digit one, thanks to Vedic mathematics, which he claims makes it quicker and accurate. By traditional method, he would have more than a minute to get the answer. “It takes me around one and a half minutes to multiply such large numbers using the conventional method. ...

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Algebra, Pythogaras theorem Originated in India, reminds Science & Tech Minister Harshavardhan

Union Minister for Science and technology Dr. Harshvardhan on Saturday opened the ‘Pride of India Expo’ a mega science & technology exhibition showcasing technologies, leading scientific products and services of India’s leading public and private sectors, research labs and educational institutions, as part of the 102nd Indian Science Congress is being held at the MMRDA Grounds, Bandra-Kurla Complex. Speaking on ...

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Xiaomi ‘Redmi 1S’ Phones Banned by IAF on Suspicion of Illegal Data Transfer to China

Indian Air Force has banned the use of Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi’s Redmi 1s budget phones among its rank and file, including their families over some confirmed reports that the user data is automatically sent home to servers in Beijing raising serious security and privacy concerns. Citing the interntional security firm’s advisory, a note issued by IAF said: “F-secure, a leading ...

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