BEIJING – The COVID-19 coronavirus poses a threat on a scale not seen since the so-called Spanish flu killed more than 50 million people in 1918-19. To confront the pandemic, many governments have imposed stay-at-home orders and even strict lockdowns, bringing the global economy nearly to a standstill. But the real solution to this crisis is not containment. It is innovation.
ROLPA, Jan 19: The free tuition classes of Science and Mathematics at different community schools of the 12 districts of Province 5 in view of the nearing Secondary Education Examination (SEE) have drawn flak. While free Science tuition classes are being offered at 742 and Mathematics at 888 schools under the initiative taken by the Social Development Ministry, school teachers and other stakeholders have criticized it as a populist program of the government.
Facebook is trying to coax “news deserts” into bloom with the second major expansion of a tool that exposes people to more local news and information. But the social network confesses that it still has a lot to learn.
It just might be the weirdest news you read today. The Japanese government has finally given a green light to its scientists to grow human organs inside animals. This controversial experiment, if successful, can actually pave the way for new sources of organs for transplant in humans.
LONDON, July 27: The head of Britain’s leading charity funding scientific research has written to new Prime Minister Boris Johnson warning about the threat to science if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.
Science and technology is yet to become a topic of mainstream debate in Nepali media. In national media, it occupies only a tiny fraction of space, and we rarely have scientific programs that cultivate in general public the importance of science. There is little conversation going on about this topic among the government agencies. What’s worse, our academic institutions do not promote science in ways they need to. They are failing at the most fundamental level: not teaching students what science actually is and how it can be advanced.
Oct 1: A compelling new study is comparing cancer cell populations to parasites, describing how it can alter the body's ability to metabolize glucose to create more energy sources that help tumors grow. One of those strategies involves reducing a type of gut bacteria that keeps blood glucose levels in check.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) has awarded journalist Laxman Dangol with Science and Technology Journalist Award-2018. Dangol was awarded amid a special program held at the office of NAST on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Science has been the top choice of the students scoring outstanding grade in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE), the Grade 10 final examinations, held in March. The results of SEE were published on Monday.
“My mother pointed at the TV screen and expressed that it would be a proud moment to any mother if her children appeared on the TV for an interview. It was the turning point in my life. I wanted to make my mother proud,” stated Bikalpa Dhungana, a 19-year-old scientist, and inventor from Manpang, Tanahun.
KATHMANDU, May 18: The 1st Science, Information and Technology National Youth Conference-2018 is taking place in the Capital from June 18 to 20 with the aim to review existing situation in various aspects of science, information and technology, and make necessary work policy of related field in next 10 years.
KATHMANDU, April 19: A study conducted by the Educational Standard Evaluation Centre shows that there has not been much improvement in the rate of learning outcome of the students despite the implementation by the government of the School Sector Development Programme.
KATHMANDU, April 8: Govinda Ballav Pant University of Agriculture and Technology at Indian state Uttarakhand has conferred honorary doctorate degree to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli during his visit to Uttarakhand on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, April 8: ‘I want to be doctor or engineer’. This is most common answer you hear from children when asked about their aim. Like other kids, Prabhakar Kafle 19-year-old aspired to be a doctor when he was young.
The gender of your baby could never affect or influence your parenting or behaviour. Whether it's a baby boy or baby girl, your brain would respond equally to their desires and needs. But there are researches that have a different take on this.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Popular hair stylist Neel Davi has been appointed as brand ambassador of Brillare Science of Nepal, the authorized dealer of Brillare Science of India that sells and promotes vegan natural cosmetics.
WASHINGTON, April 23: The world saw brain power take a different form Saturday. From the Washington Monument to Germany's Brandenburg Gate and even to Greenland, scientists, students and research advocates rallied on an often soggy Earth Day, conveying a global message about scientific freedom without political interference, the need for adequate spending for future breakthroughs and just the general value of scientific pursuits.
KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) and more than 90 academics working in the field of social science have expressed their deep concerns over the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority's (CIAA's) action to ask the Social Welfare Council to investigate against Social Science Baha.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) and more than 90 academics working in the field of social science have expressed their deep concerns over the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority's (CIAA's) action to ask the Social Welfare Council to investigate against Social Science Baha.
LONDON, Aug 13: The British government promised Saturday to keep paying for European Union-funded agriculture, infrastructure and science projects until 2020, even if Britain leaves the bloc before then.
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The recently-formed National Exams Board on Sunday published the results of grade 12 under the science faculty, with the pass percent standing at 73.77 per cent in the regular category.