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Lahore Science Mela (Festival) on January 28-29

Staff Report LAHORE: “Making science fun for everybody! On 28th and 29th January 2017, Khwarizmi Science Society, Lahore University of Management Sciences and Ali Institute of Education are organizing the first of its kind Lahore Science Mela. The event will be held at Ali Institute of Education, Ferozepur Road and will …

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Human Body to Produce Electricity

By AR Sajid Recently researchers at the Public University of North Carolina (USA) developed a new method to convert body heat into electricity. The new system is more efficient than the ones used so far, and also meets the requirement of being comfortable to wear. It is small, lightweight and …

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Amazing bird and electronic tags

We are living in a world of science and technology rather a world of gadgets and nanotechnology. In our daily life, we come across various electronic devices and gadgets fitted with electric sensors, miniature electronic tags, and magnetic tapes. For example, ATM cards at the banks, security alarm systems, mini …

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General Motors Launches Test of Autonomous Vehicles on Public Roads

By AR Sajid General Motors plans to immediately begin testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in Michigan, the company said. The announcement came a week after Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill to test public cars with no driver or steering wheel. The automotive company said that for now it will …

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From Watermelons to Education

Executive Editor’s pick from WhatsApp By Manohar Parrikar “I am from the village of Parra in Goa, hence we are called Parrikars. My village is famous for its watermelons. When I was a child, the farmers used to organise a watermelon-eating contest at the end of the harvest season in May. …

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Night vision: We can see in the dark!

Humans cannot see in the dark however, some animals can do. The light-sensitive part of our eye is known as the retina which is made of some special types of cells called cones and rods. The cones see coloured light and the rods detect movement and dim light. Our eyes …

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