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Harvard University withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

Harvard University withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

Harvard University on Friday withdrew a fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who was convicted of leaking classified data, after two top intelligence experts distanced themselves from the school over the invite. 

Sep 15, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
Now, simple device to mimic complex birdsongs

Now, simple device to mimic complex birdsongs

Researchers found that the inherent complexity in birdsongs may actually be the result of a simple controllable instability in the structure of the specialised organ used to create song, known as a syrinx.

Aug 29, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
Beware women! Working night shifts may up breast cancer risk

Beware women! Working night shifts may up breast cancer risk

A new study has claimed that women who work in night shifts have increased risk of developing breast cancer, as artificial light blocks a hormone that plays a key role in suppressing growth of its tumours.

Aug 17, 2017, 21:33 PM IST
Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Justice Department Spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said: "The complaint alleges racial discrimination against Asian-Americans in a university`s admission policy and practices."

Aug 04, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
Harvard University biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe complaint

Harvard University biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe complaint

To ensure diversity, elite universities set academic standards for Asian students that are higher than that for even whites to prevent high-scoring Asians dominating the universities if admissions were based solely on merit.

Aug 04, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Facebook works with Harvard against hackers targeting US elections

The project will be co-led by Robby Mook, Democrat Hillary Clinton`s 2016 presidential campaign manager and Matt Rhoades, Republican Mitt Romney`s 2012 campaign manager. 

Jul 27, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

United States student imprisoned in Iran is scholar, not spy - Colleagues

The Chinese-born US citizen previously worked as a Pashto translator for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan and spent time in Uzbekistan while a student at Harvard University.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Scientists call for more precision in global warming predictions

Scientists call for more precision in global warming predictions

A new, more precise way to measure the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on Earth`s climate in an article was published on Thursday in the academic journal Science.

May 05, 2017, 01:10 AM IST
Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna starrer 'Amar Akbar Anthony' inspires Harvard book

Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna starrer 'Amar Akbar Anthony' inspires Harvard book

The 1977 blockbuster -- an escapist adage on unity and brotherhood -- known for its non-stop entertainment right from the word go and the iconic Anthony Gonsalves played by Big B, all this is now part of the book.

Apr 29, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
Harvard dropout Zuckerberg to give commencement address

Harvard dropout Zuckerberg to give commencement address

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, one of Harvard University's most famous dropouts, will return to his one-time alma mater this summer to deliver the commencement address at the convocation ceremony.

Mar 08, 2017, 10:50 AM IST

'First flat lens opens a broad world of colour'

The ability to control the chromatic dispersion of flat lenses broadens their applications and introduces new applications that have not yet been possible.

Feb 14, 2017, 00:16 AM IST
Vivek Oberoi to talk on Bollywood at Harvard University

Vivek Oberoi to talk on Bollywood at Harvard University

Actor Vivek Oberoi has been invited by Harvard University in the US to deliver a talk on Bollywood.

Feb 10, 2017, 18:13 PM IST
Madhavan, Pawan Kalyan to speak at India Conference at Harvard

Madhavan, Pawan Kalyan to speak at India Conference at Harvard

The news was announced on the official Twitter handle of India Conference.

Jan 16, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
IIT-Kharagpur in top 100 of Employability Ranking

IIT-Kharagpur in top 100 of Employability Ranking

IIT - Kharagpur has been ranked exceptionally well with regard to the parameters of `Graduate Employability Rate` and `Employers` Presence` on the Campus.

Nov 23, 2016, 21:05 PM IST

Smokeless tobacco products may escalate death risk in prostate cancer patients

Consumption of smokeless tobacco product `snus` on a regular basis may prove fatal to men with prostate cancer and can even lead them to the risk of premature death, suggests a new study led by researchers at Harvard University.

Oct 13, 2016, 22:13 PM IST

World’s first robotic surgeon with a sense of touch developed!

HeroSurg was developed by engineers from Deakin University in Australia and Harvard University in the US, along with Suren Krishnan from the Royal Adelaide Hospital and an Honorary Professor at Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI).

Oct 04, 2016, 11:43 AM IST
Rocking the skies: Asteroid named after legendary rockstar Freddie Mercury on his 70th birthday!

Rocking the skies: Asteroid named after legendary rockstar Freddie Mercury on his 70th birthday!

The asteroid which up till now, was known as 17473, is far from the rock legend's namesake planet but, is in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Sep 07, 2016, 20:40 PM IST
This newly-developed artificial muscle can help make 'soft' robots

This newly-developed artificial muscle can help make 'soft' robots

Researchers from Harvard University have developed artificial muscle which can help make 'soft robots'.

Jul 22, 2016, 16:43 PM IST