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Prof Asad A Abidi to hold Abdus Salam Chair

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C2 LUMS: Prof. Asad A. Abidi, distinguished Chancellor’s Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will be the inaugural holder of the Abdus Salam Chair at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). An inspiring teacher of the sciences and engineering, Prof. Abidi is renowned the world over for his ground breaking developments in single-chip radios. Electronic devices and…Read More

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A Digital Approach to Calligraphy

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article image TALKING ABOUT painting using the computer is most common these days, several digital art and design software are available for assistance. The most important matter is; how do humans understand and interpret art? How does art created? What is an artistic style which conveys its meaning and intent, and affects the user’s aesthetic experience when interacting with that artwork? Amber Munir is a Lahore based Artist and Calligrapher, her formal qualification is MA, MS in Fine Arts (Painting…Read More

Home composting A step toward organic kitchen gardening

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article image Compost is a bio-fertilizer that feeds the soil first, by replenishing and invigorating the soil food web. Actually composting is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. It is a key ingredient for plant growth especially in organic farming. Well-made compost is nutrient rich naturally balanced source of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium (N-P- K) and a host of beneficial microorganisms. Its incorporation…Read More

Floods A menace to Pakistan Agriculture

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article image Indus River and its tributaries providing required amount of irrigation water for crops therefore, Pakistan’s Agriculture is mainly dependent upon this river system. 103.5 MAF water is delivering at canal heads by designing this system but to fulfill the domestic as well as irrigation requirements that amount of water is very short. The irrigation system has been constructed to defeat the water supply deficit in the country and also build new reservoir…Read More

A blueprint for development

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article image Since the formation of Pakistan, successive governments have largely ignored the key pillars necessary for socio-economic development including education, science, technology and innovation, access to a quick and effective justice system that swiftly punishes the corrupt and a visionary, honest and technologically competent government. The era that we live in today has been termed by the World Economic Forum as a technological revolution…Read More

PAKISTANI STUDENTS DESIGN A SOLAR POWERED CAR

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article image ISLAMABAD: A group of five members students CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences have designed a solar powered car. According to local media reports, the students are pursuing electrical engineering from CECOS University of Information Technology and Emerging Sciences. The group comprises of five members i.e. Ibrarullah, Ahmad Yousha, Muhammad Ghufran, Izaz Ahmad, and Ihsanullah, which designed the car as part of their final year project. The fertile land…Read More

Water: A natures gift for living things

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article image The characteristic of water is that water have dull, no taste and fragrance-free. Water is essential for every type of life. All customs of life need water for its survival. Two third portion of human body is composed of water. We have to drink water as our life cannot exist without it. Water is necessary to perform different function for life. Water is used for cooking, to wash hands and to keep clean our body. All nutrients in plants are transported by water. Water prevents plants from…Read More

Camel: A future pillar of food industry

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article image Camels continue to be the preferred livestock species for exploiting extreme dry land areas. They are part of the culture of pastoralists and make up over 30% of the livestock biomass in desert. The Camelus genus of family Camelidae have two species Camelusdromedarius, the Dromedary, single humped or the Arabian camel and the Camelusbactrianus, the Bactrian or the double humped camel. The world population of camels is estimated to be 17 million. Dromedary, the single humped camels…Read More

A contribution to science himself

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article image A researcher behind the screen continues to contribute to science and technology tremendously carrying proficiency in fundamental science such as genetic programming and genetic algorithms, Intelligent System Design and Neural development and proposing new algorithms for the world to explore for Linear/Non-Linear, Markovian/ Non-Morkovian, static and dynamic networks in the form of CGPANN (Cartesian Genetic Programming Artificial Neural Networks) for both feed forward and feedback…Read More

Tapeworm: A threat to human health and its prevention

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article image What is worm? "Any of numerous long, slender, soft-bodied, legless, bilaterally symmetrical invertebrates is known as worm". There are different kinds of worms like flat worms, roundworms, tapeworms. Among these, tapeworms are of great medical importance because tapeworms are the worms which transfer most from livestock to humans so having great zoonotic importance. Tapeworms are given such a name because of their tape like structure. Their body is divided into different…Read More