IIT Kharagpur: High performance supercomputing facility to be provided

Supercomputing facility has been provided to IIT, Kharagpur under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), ), making it the first academic institution to get the same. Through this, large computational support will be provided to the users to carry out both research and teaching activities. IIT Kharagpur gets supercomputing facility Supercomputing facility has been provided to the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), making it the first academic institution to get the same. Through this, large computational support will be provided to the users to…

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U-Va. education dean: Betsy DeVos’s Senate hearing performance was ‘disqualifying’

  Robert C. Pianta is dean of the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. I am disappointed to have to say that Betsy DeVos should not be the next Secretary of Education. As an academic, dean of a school of education, and educator who has advocated for good charter schools, who can see the value of empowering parents through school choice and the promise of vouchers to enable that empowerment, and who believes our education system is still deeply in need of reform, I had initially approached…

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Sedentary lifestyle may impair academic performance in boys

A sedentary lifestyle is linked to poorer reading skills in the first three school years in 6-8 year old boys, according to a new study from Finland. The study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland in collaboration with the University of Jyväskylä and the University of Cambridge was recently published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. “Low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and high levels of sedentary time in Grade 1 were related to better reading skills in Grades 1-3 among boys. We also observed that…

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ASUS ZenFone 3 Arrives with Big Improvements in Performance & Design

BENGALURU: ASUS, known for its ZenFone series of smartphones has a latest edition to its collection, ASUS ZenFone 3. The revamps of the new ZenFone is in the design, camera, and internal hardware in contradiction with ZenFone 2. Apart from the economic ZE550KLmodel, the gadget is also available in a high-end Deluxe version. The new ZenFone 3ZE550KLcomes with a full HD 5.2 inch screen and 2.5d curved gorilla glass 3 display and it seems good from 3600 of angles. The rear design of the phone not only makes the phone…

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