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GYSS emerges as gym of innovations

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article image The Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) 2016 was held at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) from January 17-22, 2016 with the motive of advancing science, creating technologies for a better world. The event was organized by the National Research Foundation (NRF) Singapore since 2012 to inspire PhD students and post-doctoral fellows to pursue their scientific dreams. The inauguration ceremony was graced with the presence of guest of honour Mr. Teo Chee Hean; Deputy…Read More

"Peer review" emerges as fresh science scam

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A few professional scientists have found a sneaky way to cheat their way up the career ladder as they evaluate their own research by pretending to be someone else. Scientists publish their research findings through academic journals, which check the work with independent experts before running with it. This independent checking is called "peer review", but journals have retracted dozens of research papers in recent months after learning that peer reviews were faked…Read More

Environment friendly diesel oil emerges

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Jatropha curcas is a carbon sink, that’s why it is an environmental friendly fuel, Carbon dioxide gas is emitted locally but affects globally. Pakistan is included in low greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting countries and contributes 0.43pc of world’s total GHG emission ranking 35th in the world. One hundred and ninety four big and small countries are present on this globe with their fixed boundaries but shared breathing air. No matter who donates how much to the carbon…Read More

KFHA emerges unable to stem illegal fishing nets use

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The illegal use of non-prescribed nets for purposes in the sea will further rise in future as the Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) has virtually scrapped its drive against this illegal activity, sources disclosed.According to the stakeholders of the fisheries sector, there have been no new directives from the KFHA asking the boat owners or fishermen to discard the use of illegal fishing nets.The authority had set a deadline of January 1, 2013 for fishermen and boat owners…Read More

Pakistan emerges as potential market for Nokia

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan has emerged as one of the biggest markets in the world for Nokia for exploring untapped areas for equipping people with affordable and advanced mobile handsets."Nokia’s next strategy is to reach billion of population living without mobile handsets and Pakistan is also the country where there is a significant number of people still living without handsets," said Saula Passos, Nokia Communication Head, while talking to the local media here.Pakistan is the…Read More

PMNH emerges vital in knowledge sharing

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: To collect, identify and preserve natural history to develop a reference collection of plants, animals, rocks, minerals and fossils found in Pakistan, meant for serving as repository of all type specimens’, the Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) is not only attracting a large number of visitors but also proving the main source of information about natural history of the country.The PMNH has four divisions - Botanical, Zoological, Earth Sciences and Public Services. The…Read More