Category Archives: Culture

  Apply Now! for Green Talents Award 2018

Bonn, Germany – Are you interested in green research? If yes, apply for worldwide competition of Green Talent award 2018, has opened for 23rd May 2018.

MIT and newly formed company launch novel approach to fusion power

Goal is for research to produce a working pilot plant within 15 years. (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) – Progress toward the long-sought dream of fusion power — potentially an inexhaustible and zero-carbon source…

Arts at CERN’s Collide International award now open for entries

Geneva– Arts at CERN has announced a new edition of the Collide International award, in partnership with the UK’s leading media arts center, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology(FACT) today. The competition is open to artists of any age and from anywhere in the world whose work reflects on the cultural and social understanding of science and advanced knowledge.

How philosophy can solve your midlife crisis

MIT professor Kieran Setiya’s book “Midlife” aims to smooth out the rocky road of middle age. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A few years ago, a man experienced a midlife crisis. He was…

Nepali Student Kiran Adhikari awarded Green Brain of the Year-2017

Kathmandu—A third year Bachelor student at Jacobs University, Germany Kiran Adhikari, with his team was awarded Green Brain of the year on October 6, 2017 by Middle East Technical University, Cyprus.

MIT physicist Rainer Weiss shares Nobel Prize in physics

LIGO inventor and professor emeritus of physics recognized “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.” (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Rainer Weiss ’55, PhD ’62, professor…

International Cooperation Agreement between Nepal and CERN

The Government of Nepal and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) signed an International Cooperation Agreement concerning scientific and technical cooperation in high-energy physics and related areas in Geneva on September 19, 2017.

30-year collaboration earns UW climatologist China’s top science honor

University of Wisconsin–Madison climatologist John Kutzbach has been awarded China’s highest scientific honor for foreigners in recognition of 30 years of collaboration that has advanced both American and Chinese climate…

Creating a digital cure for epilepsy

HOUSTON – A team of Rice engineering students recently took top honors and a $5,000 prize for its development of a potential digital cure for epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological…

NIH grant funds Center for Engineering Complex Tissues at Rice

Biomedical technology resource will build a community around biomaterials HOUSTON – Bioengineers at Rice University, the University of Maryland and Wake Forest University have received a $6.25 million National Institutes…