• PODCASTS
    13 science podcasts for short attention spans

    These podcasts aren’t your average science class: These mini-lessons are an inquisitive guide to the natural and technological world of observation, research, and discovery. 1. “60-Second Science” One-minute daily doses of interesting developments in the world of science. 2. “Babes of Science” Go beyond Marie Curie with short biographies of women in science, technology, engineering […]

  • MOTIVATION
    CLT20: We have been 15 runs short, says Denesh Ramdin

    requested about how a lot motivation the players derived from Brian Lara’s presence at some point of thein shape, Ramdin stated he recommended the Caribbean cricketers to stay there on the wicket. reported by means of: Press trust of India up to date: September 22, 2013 22:51 IST total SHARES00 likes0 zero Ranchi: Trinidad & […]

  • STARTUPS
    New rules, 100% FDI in e-commerce give short shrift to consumers

    Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: The government on Tuesday allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in marketplace e-commerce companies. While this may bring regulatory clarity to the existing and future online retail sellers in the country, it may hamper consumer interest on several accounts. First, the government has now prohibited any discounts to consumers by e-commerce […]

  • STARTUPS
    Indian start-ups at risk as investors step back, PM Modi’s fund falls short

    Flipkart and Snapdeal have attracted big-name backers like Accel Partners, Temasek Holdings and SoftBank, enthused by growth potential. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Mumbai: After pumping billions of dollars into Indian Internet start-ups in the last 24 months, global investors are cutting that flood back to a trickle as dreams of huge online sales are clouded by […]

  • NEWS
    How the great phosphorus shortage could leave us short of food

    Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum 38.2K Total Views You know that greenhouse gases are changing the climate. You probably know drinking water is becoming increasingly scarce, and that we’re living through a mass extinction. But when did you last worry about phosphorus? It’s not as well-known as the other issues, but […]