Author - Praveen Kumar

How science supports São Paulo

Brazil’s richest state has a long history of applied research The first cases of what would become Brazil’s vicious Zika epidemic were detected in the northeastern states of Maranhão and Sergipe in late 2014. By the end of 2015, the disease had spread across the [...]

Does science have a bullying problem?

A spate of bullying allegations have rocked several high-profile science institutions. Here’s how researchers, universities, funders and others are dealing with the issue. In August, accusations of bullying roiled the Institute of Cancer Research in London, one of the leading science centres in the United [...]

Trump’s nominee for USDA science post calls new U.S. climate report ‘genuine’

The entomologist nominated to be the chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in Washington, D.C., said today he accepts the conclusions of a new federal report on climate change that President Donald Trump has dismissed and that he hopes science can [...]

Ethics aside, does the CRISPR baby experiment make scientific sense?

Before the news broke Sunday that Chinese researcher He Jiankui had used the genome-editing technology CRISPR to create genetically altered twins, he was little known in scientific circles. But the controversial experiment to make humans potentially resistant to HIV also thrust another player into [...]

International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Production Engineering (ICMIPE)

website:  The International Conference no Mechanical, Industrial and Production Engineering (ICMIPE). The conference will be held at Goa, India on October 6th, 2018. The aim objective of ICMIPE is to present the latest research and results of scientists related Mechanical, Industrial and Production Engineering. This [...]

2 nd International Conference on Nano Science & Engineering Applications – 2018

4th to 6th October 2018 (Under TEQIP-III) Centre for Nano Science and Technology in collaboration with Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Qatar University,Qatar Institute of Science and Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500 085, INDIA. website: