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Nobel Prize for Quantum Entanglement

The 2022 Nobel Prize for Physics goes to Alain Aspect of the University of Paris, John Clauser of Caltech and Anton Zeilinger of the University of Vienna who have demystified the weird properties of particles that are in entangled states.

Smiles Mascarenhas
Svante Pääbo: The Paleogenome Hunter Wins Nobel Prize

Svante Paabo, a geneticist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, took up this challenge. His work started the fiercely competitive field of palaeogenomics.

Biju Dharmapalan
Social Media to Amplify Scientific Research?

Not surprisingly, journals round the world are increasingly marking their presence on social media channels.

Hasan Jawaid Khan
5G: The Promise of Zippier Speeds!

In India, 5G services were formally launched on 1 October 2022. The 5th generation of wireless cellular networks may be its biggest incremental jump. What does that mean for the way we live, work and play? 

Anand Parthasarathy
Click Chemistry Earns Nobel Prize

Karl Barry Sharpless has been jointly honoured with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, with Morten P. Meldal of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Carolyn  R. Bertozzi of Stanford University, CA, USA.

Ramesh Chandra Parida & Pranab Kumar Ghosh
Science Reporter Special Issue on 80 of CSIR in the Service of the Nation

The special September issue of Science Reporter was the fifth among the series of special issues brought out to mark the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav programme of the Government of India.

Staff
Tracing an Institutional Legacy

Footprints on the Sands of Time: Safdarjang Hospital’s Trail-blazing Contributions to India’s Healthcare, a coffee-table book by Dr B.L. Sherwal& Dr Yatish Agarwal Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India

Hasan Jawaid Khan
Gympie-Gympie A Deadly Plant with Painful Sting

Its venomous sting is known to inflict pain that lasts for days and is extremely painful.

Sidra Kazmi
Chien Shiung Wu: ‘Dragon Lady’ who disproved a law of physics

Chien Shiung Wu (May 31, 1912 – February 16, 1997) was a Chinese scientist who immigrated to USA, and was associated with the Manhattan Project for the development of the atomic bomb.

Usha Devi K.S.
Mathematics – Defining Life

Mathematics has been an integral part of much of the remarkable and incredible breakthroughs we see around us.

Prasanta Chatterjee

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