After the Exams

New Delhi Feb 6: Soon as you finish your examination, you will be asked ‘what are your future plans?’ It may be the end of your school years, but the beginning of your adult life. You will be repeatedly told ‘what you decide now will be the ultimate choice for…

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Slow but steady: the brain evolution of turtles

London Feb 03: Turtles’ brains have evolved slowly, but constantly, over the last 210 million years to reach a variety in form and complexity which rivals that of other animal groups, according to new research.

The study, led by the University of Birmingham, also discovered that the first turtles with…

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Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device

London, Jan 30 A new nanopore technology for direct sequencing of long strands of DNA has resulted in the most complete human genome ever assembled with a single technology, scientists have revealed.

The research, published today in Nature Biotechnology, involved scientists the Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham, East Anglia, California, Salt…

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University of Birmingham launches India Institute

London ,Jan 30 The University of Birmingham today launched its India Institute in the presence of His Excellency Mr Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, High Commissioner of India.

Creating the University of Birmingham India Institute (UBII) reflects the University’s extensive links with India, which span over 100 years, as Birmingham researchers…

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MP students sans licences won't be allowed to drive to schools, colleges

Bhopal, Jan 29: Students who don’t have driving licences or don’t wear helmets will henceforth be barred from driving two-wheelers and/or other vehicles to their educational institutions in Madhya Pradesh, the government has said.

Directorate of Public Instructions’ Commissioner Neeraj Dubey has directed officials in all…

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