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Stanford professor suggests entrepreneurial approach to develop herd immunity against COVID-19; certified survivors can help those at risk out of lockdown
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Stanford professor suggests entrepreneurial approach to develop herd immunity against COVID-19; certified survivors can help those at risk out of lockdown

Stanford professor Ronald A Howard suggests forming companies which infects volunteers with COVID-19, quarantines them, and once cured, certifies them scientifically as infection-free to develop herd immunity

What’s your Ageotype? The science of why some people look younger than they are
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What’s your Ageotype? The science of why some people look younger than they are

The findings suggested that the four types of ageing were metabolic, immune, hepatic (liver-related) and nephrotic (kidney-related).

Stung by college admissions bribery scandal, University of Southern California announces new leadership
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Stung by college admissions bribery scandal, University of Southern California announces new leadership

The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president who will usher in "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massive college admissions bribery case.

Top US colleges weigh fate of students with tainted applications in wake of bribery scandal; USC takes high ground
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Top US colleges weigh fate of students with tainted applications in wake of bribery scandal; USC takes high ground

In the wake of a massive college bribery scheme, the schools caught in the middle have been left facing a thorny question: What to do about the students who may have been admitted through fraud?

College admissions scandal exposes deep divide over social class, race and wealth in America
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College admissions scandal exposes deep divide over social class, race and wealth in America

The families ensnared in the college bribery scandal embody wealth and privilege in America: CEOs, Hollywood stars, Wall Street millionaires. A California vineyard owner. A prominent Manhattan lawyer.

US college admissions scandal exposes dark side of how America's rich and famous rig system, make their kids look like star athletes
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US college admissions scandal exposes dark side of how America's rich and famous rig system, make their kids look like star athletes

A college admissions scandal moved from bombshell indictments to guilty pleas in a matter of hours, yet the full fallout from the federal case against the rich and famous could take months or more to unfold.

Researchers create AI worker so real it even cheats when given tough tasks
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Researchers create AI worker so real it even cheats when given tough tasks

The AI was programmed to translate satellite imagery into street maps and vice versa.

Decagon: AI that predicts side effects from millions of drug combinations
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Decagon: AI that predicts side effects from millions of drug combinations

Half of Decagon's predictions have been confirmed in recently published literature

Artificial Intelligence programme recreates entire periodic table of elements
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Artificial Intelligence programme recreates entire periodic table of elements

A new AI programme developed by Stanford scientists recreated the periodic table in just a few hours.

IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta improve global MBA rankings, IIM Ahmedabad and ISB Hyderabad slip down charts
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IIM Bangalore and IIM Calcutta improve global MBA rankings, IIM Ahmedabad and ISB Hyderabad slip down charts

IIM-B and IIM-C have improved their global MBA rankings in 2018, but IIM-A and ISB Hyderabad have slipped.

Stanford researchers develop
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Stanford researchers develop "radiative sky cooling" solution to cool buildings to save electricity used for air conditioning

The researchers tested a system, with panels coated with the specialised material laid atop pipes of running water, on the roof of a Stanford building.

Researchers identify viable source of lithium in lakes formed in the caldera of supervolcanoes
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Researchers identify viable source of lithium in lakes formed in the caldera of supervolcanoes

Stanford researchers have developed a new method for identifying lithium deposits, which promises to diversify the available sources of the metal.

Stanford researchers develop a growing, soft robot that moves like a creeping plant
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Stanford researchers develop a growing, soft robot that moves like a creeping plant

The new type of soft robot can potentially used for disaster response and medical purposes.

Harvard to crowdsource Phase 1 of search on President Drew Faust's successor
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Harvard to crowdsource Phase 1 of search on President Drew Faust's successor

Harvard University has opened up its secretive process to choose its next leader. The world's most prestigious school for some has flagged off the first phase of this selection to crowdsourcing.

Stanford scientists develop algorithm to diagnose heart arrhythmias better than cardiologists
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Stanford scientists develop algorithm to diagnose heart arrhythmias better than cardiologists

One of the most important applications of the algorithm is in remote areas where people may not have access to cardiologists.

Researchers combine computing and data storage into a single 3D chip
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Researchers combine computing and data storage into a single 3D chip

Researchers from MIT and Stanford crafted a dense 3D computer architecture with interleaving layers of logic and memory.

Stanford researchers develop gecko foot inspired robotic gripper to get rid of space debris
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Stanford researchers develop gecko foot inspired robotic gripper to get rid of space debris

The gripper's design was inspired by geckos, which can climb walls because their feet have microscopic flaps.

Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard, urges graduates to strengthen global community
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Mark Zuckerberg returns to Harvard, urges graduates to strengthen global community

Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it's up to them to bring purpose to the world.

Early mammals, the ancestors of humans had powerful night-time vision
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Early mammals, the ancestors of humans had powerful night-time vision

The researchers examined those night-vision genes in many mammals and reptiles, including snakes, alligators, mice, platypuses and humans.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai surprised as to how students get into IITs and immediately think about IIMs
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai surprised as to how students get into IITs and immediately think about IIMs

Admitting that he used to bunk classes during his engineering days at IIT Kharagpur, Google CEO Sundar Pichai today expressed surprise to find young IITians aiming to get into IIMs even as he stressed on the importance of getting real world experience.