• Gadgets
    NASA probe captures first images of asteroid Bennu

    Washington: NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft has captured the first glimpse of its distant target — asteroid Bennu– after almost two years of journey. Launched on September 8, 2016, the OSIRIS-REx, which is NASA’s first mission to visit a near-Earth asteroid, is scheduled to arrive at Bennu on December 3. It will […]

  • PTI govt vows to allocate more resources to education

    RAWALPINDI / ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government will allocate more resources and bring uniformity in the curriculum of different types of education systems in the country, said Federal Education and Professional Training Minister Shafqat Mahmood. He added that the relevant authorities acknowledged that uplifting the education system is one of the biggest challenges for the […]

  • Education
    Malnutrition, poor education hit Odisha’s development: NITI

    The pace of development has been hit in Odisha owing to social exclusion, malnutrition and fall in education quality, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said Saturday. “Social exclusion, malnutrition and degradation in quality education are the major challenges and break the speed of development process,” Kumar said at the inauguration of the three-day ‘Odisha […]

  • Education
    JESSICA LAWS: Focus should be on special education

    It’s that time of year again when even though the sun is shining and there seems to still be endless outdoor opportunities to explore with the kids you have no other choice but to buckle them in the car and take them to the wonderful world of back to school shopping. You arm yourself with […]

  • Gadgets
    Panasonic Joins Effort to License Out Low-Cost OLED Panel-Making Process

    Panasonic Corp said on Thursday it has partnered an affiliate of Japan Display to license out a low-cost organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel-making process, a possible alternative to the conventional method used by dominant South Korean manufacturers. The unlisted affiliate, JOLED, is in talks with several global panel producers to license its printing process for OLED panels, where organic colour […]

  • Education
    Why Are General Education Courses Important?

    In the past, while looking over a course list you may have wondered why certain courses are required when they’re unrelated to the direction of the degree program you were considering. These general education requirements serve an important purpose. Let’s explore why. What is General Education? The general education curriculum focuses on the interdisciplinary lens, […]

  • Education
    Nix Gainful Employment And Start Over On Higher Education Accountability

    Earlier this month, the Department of Education announced that it would rescind the Obama administration’s “Gainful Employment” (GE) rule, which penalized certain higher education programs that graduated students with too much debt relative to their earnings. The GE rule is one of the few higher education regulations focused on student outcomes, so its clean repeal rightly left […]

  • Science Updates
    NASA’s InSight Spacecraft Crosses Halfway Mark to Mars

    NASA’s InSight spacecraft that is en route to Mars, has passed the halfway mark to its destination and all its instruments are working well, the US space agency said. InSight stands for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport. The spacecraft, which crossed the halfway mark on August 6 is expected to land on Mars […]