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DU`S SOL seeks development aid to meet needs of 4.5 lakh students

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 09:25

Worried about its "crumbling infrastructure", Delhi University`s School of Open Learning (SOL) has raised a demand for special grants from government funding agencies to develop e-resources and IT infrastructure for the betterment of its 4.5 lakh students.

Monkeys believe in `winning streaks`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 14:18

Do monkeys, like humans, have hot-hand fallacy? Yes, reveals a new study.

Robots learn better with online assistance!

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:40

Crowd sourcing can be a quick and effective way to teach a robot how to complete tasks, says a study.

Now, vibrating gloves to teach braille

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 16:16

Researchers have created smart gloves that can help the blind learn braille through vibrations.

Software that makes internet search relevant for you

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 15:11

A new computer programme developed by scientists - including an Indian-origin researcher - at University of Washington and Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Seattle is adept at teaching itself everything available on internet about a comprehensive visual concept.

HCL Learning forays into Nepal, Middle East & Africa

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 20:02

The company's flagship product 'DigiSchool' has been introduced in 11 international schools in Middle East and Africa.

Rehab stay a learning experience for Zac Efron

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 09:08

Actor Zac Efron, who checked into treatment facilities twice last year to get help for rumoured substance abuse and alcoholism, says he found going to rehab `interesting`.

Robotic arm that can catch flying objects

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 19:47

With its palm open, this robot is completely motionless. A split second later, it suddenly unwinds and catches all sorts of flying objects thrown in its direction - a tennis racket, a ball, a bottle and so on.

12 kids injured in hit-and-run crash in Florida

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 08:30

Washington: A hit-and-run car crash into a day care in the US state of Florida left 15 people, including 12 children, injured, officials said Wednesday.

Pigeons may be smarter than thought

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:40

Researchers have found that pigeons have the human-like ability to place everyday things in categories.

XIC’s foray in experimental learning

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 18:03

As part of the completion of the advertising and marketing course, students of Xaviers Institute of Communication, Mumbai, were given the opportunity to put the skills learnt into practice, Patricia Mascarenhas reports.

Bumblebees capable of learning feats for treats

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 21:25

Researchers have said that bumblebees, despite having tiny brains, are capable of some remarkable learning feats, especially when they might get a tasty reward.