Day: October 6, 2015

PhD position in Functional Bioinformatics at Arebro University, Sweden

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article image AREBRO UNIVERSITY attempts to utilize, re-join and further create techniques for information reconciliation, measurable learning, system science and factual bioinformatics. Analytic and prescient biosignatures for gastrointestinal brokenness, for the most part, IBS and IBD, are in the center of this position, sifted from clinical, sub-atomic and microbial profile information. Information is for the most part from our participations accomplices, therapeutic specialists and biomedical…Read More

Perspective of nanotechnology in crop fertilization

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article image NANOTECHNOLOGY IS the utilization of materials having the size in nano (1-100 nm in dimension) at scale. The high reactivity of nanomaterials (nanoparticles) is related to their small size and thus the control of a large surface area which consults them with superior attributes over larger sized so it’s called bulk or microparticles of analogous chemistry. This upgraded the quality of materials at the nanoscale has led to the use of nanomaterials in a variety of applications. For…Read More

Climate change-a grotesque challenge

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article image CLIMATE CHANGE is a phenomenon that has swirled across the globe and almost whole world acknowledges it. Climate Change is commonly defined as variations in climatic pattern either on large or small scale. These variations have change the life behavior of living organisms including human, domestic animals, crops and wildlife. Around the entire globe, temperature is fluctuating, sea levels are rising and seasons are also shifting. Heat-trapping gases releasing from automobiles, power…Read More

Rice-Fish Culture and its management techniques

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article image RICE-FISH CULTURE means growing of rice crop and fish together at the same time on the same piece of land. In rice-fish farming, farmers introduce another crop in the rice field and that crop is small fish. It also includes the growing of fish and rice one after another or growing simultaneously side by side in different compartments by using the same water. This technique seems to be good for both rice and fish. In this technique, fish lives in dense rice plants and in turn fish provide…Read More

Marginalization of major fraction is haunting national development

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article image MARGINALIZATION IS basically a social process of becoming marginal (especially as a group within the larger society)’. The underclass is usually seen being marginalized in every society not only in Pakistan but all over the world. A culture depicts the ways a society lives. Pakistan is a male dominant society. Let’s have some facts from the history, as you know there are very few women who became President or Prime Minister of a country, after World War 2 women were given the…Read More

Cricket vs S&T

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The much awaited mega event of OIC Summit has been postponed by authorities, stating security concerns as prime spoiler’. The relevant authorities have confirmed the news and participants have also been officially notified of the postponement. The two day OIC Summit was scheduled on November 10-11, 2015, the new dates have not been announced yet. According to the sources from COMSTECH, the OIC Summit invitation was sent to Heads of 56 Islamic States, 3 Vice Presidents of World Bank,…Read More

The future of online business is illustrious and trillions of opportunities for fledglings are present in Pakistan: Rafah Mugheer Shah

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article image Rafah Mugheer Shah is a professional Software Engineer who relishes in exploring new horizons to grip the entrepreneurial opportunities. Under his belt, diyafm.net has been created which is an online radio station promoting awareness and entertainment towards masses. Rafah is also owner of Zainab IT House that provides online web solutions for the past 10 years including web development, networking and software and app development. Rafah conversed with Technology Times team for an…Read More

Intl varsities cooperation in S&T is pertinent to achieve SDGs: Dr Ashraf

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article image Sidra Cheema Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Lanzhou University, China have scripted a new chapter of cooperation in order to fortify the SandT endeavors by supplementing each other through various programmes. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was formally signed by executives of both the organizations. Lanzhou University delegation is on visit of Pakistan and has affirmed support to Pakistan’s academia and industry. Chairman PSF, Dr Muhammad Ashraf commented on…Read More

HEC stands firm for internet governance

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced the four-day workshop for Pakistan School on Internet Governance (PkSIG) in order to promote internet governance. PkSIG will offer a concentrated adapting course spreading over a few tracks and will cover different dimensions of internet governance inside of the connection to the national needs of Pakistan. The focal persons in the workshop will impart to members the best universal works on with respect to…Read More

Pak-Belarus extend cooperation hemisphere

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Joint Working Group of Pakistan and Belarus on yielded to a socio-economic development for respective coordinated effort in short and medium-term through cooperation in SandT and various other sectors to create knowledge-based economy. Federal Minister for Commerce, Khurram Dastgir Khan and Belarusian Minister for Industry Vitaly M Vovk were present at the working group meeting. Dastgir said during the meeting, "Both the countries can take a two-sided trade…Read More