Dheeraj Verma

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Pune Tea Seller Is The Richest Vendor In India; The Amount He Earns A Month Is A Benchmark

It's hard to believe but this tea seller is one of the richest men in Maharashtra, maybe even India. He earns around 12 lakh per month, Navnath …

A small but significant number of men have dropped out of the workforce entirely to play video games

That's about 20 million unemployed US men, of which 7 million aren't even looking for work, the New York Times reported last year.<p>Erik Hurst, an economist at the University of Chicago, thinks a number of them are now playing video games full time, according to The Economist:<p>They are not leaving …

University of Chicago

How quantum entanglement in DNA synchronizes double-strand breakage by type II restriction endonucleases.

2016 Feb 21;391:102-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.11.018. Epub 2015 Dec 10.<p>1National Human Genome Center, Howard University College of Medicine, …

Howard University

The pollution problem in Varanasi, Lucknow, and Allahabad could be worse than even Delhi

Delhi has been in the news for its air pollution, but data gathered from smaller cities shows that the problem there may be as bad.<p>While India’s …

Controversial New Theory That Says There's No Gravity or Dark Matter Passes Its First Test

Dutch theoretical physicist Erik Verlinde has been shaking up the physics world with his controversial theory of “<b>emergent gravity</b>”, which sees …

India's largest mobile wallet app disappears from the App Store

With new users comes new responsibilities. India’s largest mobile wallet app is quickly realising this in both good and hard ways.<p>Paytm has delisted …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Airtel offers iPhone 7 for just Rs 19,990 under 12-month contract, here’s everything you need to know

Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have now gone on sale in India. To lure customers, e-commerce sites are offering various cashback and exchange …

Physicists: Time Might Only Exist in Your Head

The Nature of Time<p>Out of all the pressures we face in our everyday lives, there’s no denying that the nature of time has the most profound effect. As …

LIVE! Not against dialogue but 'meaningless exercise', says Geelani

Pakistan has said that Karachi Chambers of Commerce and Industries, which cancelled Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale's public engagement at …

India

Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary update rolls out: Top 10 new features

Microsoft has started rolling out the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The new update introduces new features and will also roll out to Windows 10 …

Scientists Capture 'Spooky Action' In Photosynthesis

(Inside Science) -- Photosynthesis and other vital biological reactions depend on the interplay between electrically polarized molecules. For the …

Quantum Physics

Quantum mechanics explains efficiency of photosynthesis

Light-gathering macromolecules in plant cells transfer energy by taking advantage of molecular vibrations whose physical descriptions have no …

This is the best scientific argument that your brain isn't a computer

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. The central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

Prisma on Android is now available for everyone

After a short, invite-only beta period, the artistic photo-filter app Prisma is now freely available to everyone on Google's Play store.<p>The app, …

Earth - Organisms might be quantum machines

If there’s any subject that perfectly encapsulates the idea that science is hard to understand, it’s quantum physics. Scientists tell us that the miniature denizens of the quantum realm behave in seemingly impossible ways: they can exist in two places at once, or disappear and reappear somewhere …

Quantum Physics

Pune’s ‘gold shirt’ man killed with stones, nephew among four arrested

A 44-year-old Pune man who shot to fame four years ago for making a Rs 1.27 crore shirt entirely of gold was attacked with stones and killed, …

Blue Origin launches, lands the same rocket for the fourth time

Blue Origin has successfully completed the fourth launch and landing of their New Shepard rocket and crew capsule. With another nominal flight test, Jeff Bezos’ rocket company is marching toward their goal of becoming the first private company to send tourists into space.<p>And along the way, they’re …

BJP leader gives UP 15-day ultimatum to bring back Hindus who left Kairana

Prohibitory orders were enforced in Shamli district on Friday, and BJP’s Sangeet Som and SP’s Atul Pradhan were forced to suspend their marches to …

India's first 'Harlequin Baby' dies at Nagpur hospital

The first Harlequin Baby of India, born to a farmer couple from Wadi, Maharashtra, passed away on Monday evening at around 4.40 pm at the Lata …

India

Modi is trying to destroy our education system: Kanhaiya Kumar

JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he and HRD Minister Smriti Irani are trying to …

Why do Indians have so little sex?

Photo: iStock<p>By no means is this intended to be an authoritative treatise on Indian sexuality. Just a piece stoked by the personal interest of a man …

Can Quantum Physics Solve Time Travel's Most Famous Paradox?

Maybe you can go back in time and kill your grandfather.<p>If you have ever sat down and thought about time travel for even half a second, you have grappled with the Grandfather Paradox. Of the many mind-boggling questions raised by the specter of time travel, it is probably the most common. What …

Google patents smart lenses you inject into your eyes

LASIK is so last decade.<p>Google Glass may have been too clunky to succeed in its original version, but the search giant will find its way into your eyeballs one way or another. According to a new patent filing, the company has devised a method to inject a device directly into your eyeballs.<p>Per the …

Patents

8 Useful Math Hacks That They Didn’t Teach You In School

Math can be really hard sometimes, especially when your entire knowledge universe is bombarded by tons of information and distraction, on a daily …

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Quantum physics for the terminally confused | Cosmos

<b>Does quantum physics melt your brain?</b> First, <i>don’t panic.</i> You’re not alone in your confuddlement. As legendary physicist Richard Feynman said: “I …

Moving electrons around loops with light: A quantum device based on geometry

A key feature of Berry phase that makes it a robust quantum logic operation is its resilience to noise sources. To test the robustness of their Berry …

Watercolor Paintings Candidly Capture the Expressive Faces of India

Artist Rajkumar Sthabathy uses watercolors to capture the essence of India. Within his expressive paintings, Sthabathy depicts candid scenes witnessed on the streets of his homeland. There are the rickshaw drivers who make their way through crowded streets, vendors who work to sell their wares, and …

Art