Monthly Archives: June 2012

TheEconomist: Babel or babble?

Because of advanced and automatic machine translation, A lingua franca or a common second language may become redundant. TheEconomist

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Holykaw: Astronaut generates 1.21 Legowatts of electricity in space

Astronaut generates 1.21 Legowatts of electricity in space. Holykaw

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IE: Next Board papers will have 50% objective questions

West Bengal state boards will have 50% objective type questions from the next board exams. IndianExpress

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TOI: ICSE students thrilled over syllabus change

Changed syllabi for class XI and XII in ICSE schools from the current session. TOI

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EducationTimes: Back to the Classics

To encourage reading habits, CBSE has introduced English Novels/Classics in classes IX to XII starting with the current academic session. EducationTimes TOI

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The Hindu: Know your English

Know your English – Learn the mystery of words. TheHindu

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Yahoo: Asia’s beautiful heritage temples

Heritage temples in Asia. Yahoo

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BBC: Paralysis patient tastes freedom through thought control

Help for paralytic patients: robotic arms functioning as per brain thoughts. Reuters

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Eureka! Science News: Ancient giant turtle fossil revealed

Fossils of 60 million years old giant turtle discovered. Eureka!ScienceNews

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NPR: Ancient Deep-Sea Bacteria Are In No Hurry To Eat

86 million years old bacteria has been found on the sea bed, surviving without eating. NPR

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