Monday, 22 October, 2018

Topic: STEM

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Why we need both science and humanities for a 4th industrial revolution education system

Society's growing focus on STEM has created a mindset that undervalues core humanities, a field that might help us become the best stewards of technology.
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BBC story on ISRO top engineer focuses more on her cooking than her scientific work

Contrasting women’s professional achievements with their roles in the kitchen reinforces the caretaker stereotype.
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India needs Muslim neuroscientists and Dalit Fields medalists among its STEM researchers

A country that does not leverage the genius of half a billion of its own people is unlikely to go very far.
12% rise in Indian students studying in US; science-tech still most preferred course

12% rise in Indian students studying in US; science-tech still most preferred course

Indian students going to the US has doubled over the last decade but those coming from US to India fall by 5% in 2016, says a global report.
Rakesh Asthana

At the root of the CBI power struggle lies the ‘Gujarat division’

CBI’s top two officers — director Alok Verma and No.2 Rakesh Asthana — have accused each other of corruption. Here’s how this power struggle began. 
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With Djokovic’s recent wins, is it time to anoint him king of tennis over Federer & Nadal?

Novak Djokovic won the Shanghai Masters last week, adding another important title to his victories at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Cincinnati Masters this year.