PAG picks up 51% stake in Edelweiss Wealth Management for Rs 2,200 crore SC says 2004 verdict on sub-classification of SC/STs needs to be reconsidered COVID-19 wrap August 27: India's recovery rate at 76.24%; EU makes payment to secure AstraZeneca's potential vaccine … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Twitter expresses gratitude as doctor shares picture of pruney fingers after using PPE kit
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'Trade restrictive measures amid COVID-19 must be temporary, transparent' Students' protection comes first, education later; we are trying to balance these two, says Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Home Minister Amit Shah recovers from COVID-19, likely to be discharged soon: AIIMS … [Read more...] about Chennai doctors perform Asia’s first-known lung transplant on COVID-19 patient
Whatever the old guard of chess believes, this ancient game has found a new, passionate, and receptive audience. A digital generation on Twitch has built bridges between worlds not only for chess but for the musical and medical worlds as well. The memes are here to stay. What is next for online gaming and the game of kings remains to be seen, but neither will likely be the same. … [Read more...] about The hottest new video game is . . . chess?
"The problem is that visible light can only penetrate to a certain depth, maybe hundreds of microns," said Jian Yang, professor of biomedical engineering, Penn State. "Near-infrared light might be able to penetrate a few millimetres to a centimetre, but that is not enough to see what is going on." … [Read more...] about Researchers discover an optical fibre which can deliver light and drugs into body
Chronic health conditions in children have doubled since the 1990s. Reducing added sugar has been proven to improve the metabolic health of children quickly—within days—which puts them at lower risk for COVID-19 complications and gives them a better chance at a higher quality of life. The Eat Real certification and advisory process, which we work on, partners with school districts to create more nutritious meals for kids. Eat Real provides schools with nutrition and sustainability data, guidance on how to create healthier meals, and support to work with current suppliers and engage new ones. … [Read more...] about Investing in school nutrition would fight hunger, racism—and COVID-19