Reputation Race in Higher Education is Getting Bigger, but is it Getting Better?

The university ranking system is getting bigger every year. More institutions are added, more heart burns are caused, more browbeating happens, more student lives are touched, and so on. But the question is: Is it getting better? The year-on-year rankings have created a race, maybe some sort of an anxiety syndrome, where institutions strive to […]

What is life? A Digital Code that You can Email and Download

Dublin: There may be deeper philosophical interpretations of life but for J Craig Venter, visionary geneticist who has been pushing the limits of genomics, life is a DNA software system; you change the system, you change the species. Just as all the marvels of computing derive from the binary codes of 00s and 11s, all […]

Higgs Boson: Physicists' Hunt for the Most Wanted Particle

Born on the Fourth of July – that’s how history will remember the Higgs boson-like (until it can be said with 100 percent accuracy) particle that physicists today announced in Geneva. It’s a red letter day for science, physics in particular which has been losing its charm to biology in recent decades. First of all […]

Higgs Boson: Physicists’ Hunt for the Most Wanted Particle

Born on the Fourth of July – that’s how history will remember the Higgs boson-like (until it can be said with 100 percent accuracy) particle that physicists today announced in Geneva. It’s a red letter day for science, physics in particular which has been losing its charm to biology in recent decades. First of all […]