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All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients
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All-woman Afghan robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to help treat Coronavirus patients

The ventilator is easy to carry, runs on battery for 10 hours, and costs roughly $700 to produce, compared with the $20,000 of a traditional ventilator.

Harvard, MIT sue US immigration authorities over new guidelines for foreign students
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Harvard, MIT sue US immigration authorities over new guidelines for foreign students

"We will pursue this case vigorously so that international students can continue studies without threat of deportation,” Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow said

COVID-19 spread may hasten during winter, suggest Indian scientists, as study shows high caseload in colder regions
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COVID-19 spread may hasten during winter, suggest Indian scientists, as study shows high caseload in colder regions

Biochemists Dr Chandi Mandal and Dr Mahaveer Singh Panwar concluded that cold environment may be an additional risk factor for SARS-CoV-2 infection

No new visas for foreign students in US if classes go fully online, says immigration authority
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No new visas for foreign students in US if classes go fully online, says immigration authority

Those attending American schools that are staying online must 'depart the country or transfer to a school with in-person instruction', according to the guidelines issued by ICE.

Researchers have found that human and monkeys have similar thought patterns
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Researchers have found that human and monkeys have similar thought patterns

The indigenous Tsimane' people in Amazon rainforest, American adults and preschoolers and macaque monkeys all have a flair for recursive skills.

Amartya Sen to be awarded the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his work on issues around global justice
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Amartya Sen to be awarded the 2020 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his work on issues around global justice

To be presented by the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, Börsenverein, the award will recognise Amartya Sen's contribution in addressing questions around social inequality in education and healthcare.

QS World University Rankings 2021: Only IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc make it to top 200 from India; MIT retains top spot
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QS World University Rankings 2021: Only IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc make it to top 200 from India; MIT retains top spot

IIT Bombay has dropped 20 positions from last year's world university ranking, IISc dropped by one position, and IIT- Delhi's rank has slipped from the previous rank of 182.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvard, MIT announce pay cut and salary freeze due to economic fallout of pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvard, MIT announce pay cut and salary freeze due to economic fallout of pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown have taken toll on premier US institutions like Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Both are implementing a salary freeze and have stopped hiring new faculty.

Harvard University offers 67 online courses for free to help academics through lockdown, quarantine
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Harvard University offers 67 online courses for free to help academics through lockdown, quarantine

Harvard University is offering 67 courses for free during the coronavirus pandemic that has forced countries to go into lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvard, MIT announce salary, hiring freeze and leadership pay cuts
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Harvard, MIT announce salary, hiring freeze and leadership pay cuts

Prestigious US educational institutions Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are implementing salary and hiring freeze and their top leadership will take pay cuts as part of "hard choices" to control costs in a tough economic environment resulting from the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a report

'Indian economy on shaky ground,' says Abhijit Banerjee after winning 2019 Nobel Prize on Economics
India

'Indian economy on shaky ground,' says Abhijit Banerjee after winning 2019 Nobel Prize on Economics

Indian-American MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee said he was delighted that work focused on the world's poorest people has been awarded the Nobel Prize.

Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on petition filed by Shah Faesal, challenging his recent detention at IGI Airport
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Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on petition filed by Shah Faesal, challenging his recent detention at IGI Airport

Shah Faesal was illegally picked up from New Delhi airport while on his way to complete academic fellowship at Harvard University

Bandage for fast healing inspired by fetal skin developed by Harvard, McGill scientists
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Bandage for fast healing inspired by fetal skin developed by Harvard, McGill scientists

The bandage was far more effective than traditional bandages in healing skin wounds in pigs and mice

Former CEA Arvind Subramanian defends controversial argument on GDP overstimation
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Former CEA Arvind Subramanian defends controversial argument on GDP overstimation

India's GDP growth rate between this period should be about 4.5 percent instead of the official estimate of close to 7%, he said in a research paper published at Harvard University.

Facebook investors will get 'Say on Pay' vote every three years instead of one
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Facebook investors will get 'Say on Pay' vote every three years instead of one

The result represents a victory for Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and his fellow executives and directors.

Earliest interstellar visitor may have collided with Earth in 2014: Harvard study
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Earliest interstellar visitor may have collided with Earth in 2014: Harvard study

Fewer than ten observable asteroid collisions have taken place in the Earth's in the current millennia.

First 'Dreamer' to win Rhodes scholarship, South Korean Harvard graduate Jin Park fears he may not be able to return to US
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First 'Dreamer' to win Rhodes scholarship, South Korean Harvard graduate Jin Park fears he may not be able to return to US

Jin Park, 22-year-old, who lives in New York City, risks not being allowed back in the country if he enrolls at the University of Oxford in England in the fall

US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American students
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US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American students

An influential Republican lawmaker on Wednesday urged the Trump administration to bring an end to discrimination against Asian-American students applying for admission to higher educational institutions in the US.

Harvard legal team denies discrimination against Asian Americans as court showdown revives race debate in US college admissions
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Harvard legal team denies discrimination against Asian Americans as court showdown revives race debate in US college admissions

Harvard University intentionally uses a vague "personal rating" to reject Asian-American applicants in favor of students from other racial backgrounds, according to a trial that started Monday and carries weighty implications for dozens of other U.S. colleges.