Now a Simple Bindi can fight Iodine Deficiency

In India, over 350 million people suffer from iodine deficiency, which can cause several health problems such as breast cancer and complications during pregnancy. To help protect vulnerable Indian women, an NGO has turned the bindi (the famous Indian forehead adornment) into the solution to this problem. Once put onto their forehead, it provides their …

Robot falls in DARPA Robotics Challenge are too funny

DARPA recently organized its famous Robotics Challenge where a lot of talented and brilliant minds got together and build robots to carry out certain tasks. 25 teams competed against each other with their respective robots to complete the following set of simple tasks, Walk to a vehicle Drive the vehicle Open a door Find and close a …

India’s very own Supercomputer ‘Bhaskara’ Unveiled!

To help meteorologists in research and weather prediction the scientists have come up with a Supercomputer called ‘Bhaskara’. This new technology will take India much ahead of China and the UK and will enable to match the facilities of Europe and the US, in this field. Union Minister Harsha Vardhan, dedicated the supercomputer ‘Bhaskara’ to the nation, to enable more probabilistic forecasts within the …