Friday, June 21, 2024

Topic: Science

NCERT drops chapters on periodic table, democracy, energy sources from Class 10 textbooks

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has dropped the chapters on periodic table, democracy and sources of energy from Class 10 textbooks.

Science as a catalyst for peace and development

This World Science Day for Peace and Development, celebrated annually on 10 November, is themed “Open science, leaving no one behind”. Open science is the movement to make scientific research and dissemination accessible to all levels of society, amateur or professional

Daily exposure to blue light may accelerate aging, even if it doesn’t reach your eyes

Human lifespan has increased dramatically over the past century as we've found ways to treat diseases, and at the same time we have been spending more and more time with artificial light

Big bangs and bright balloons make physics child’s play at SIBF 2019

Using a series of experiments the kids learnt that what appears to white light is actually made up of a spectrum of colours, that oxygen is lighter than carbon dioxide, and that balloons make a very loud bang when filled with natural hydrochloride and heated up.

Chocolate Can Make You Smarter, Proves a 40-year Study

The chocolate eaters scored significantly higher in a wide range of cognitive areas, including visual-spatial memory, working memory, scanning and tracking, and abstract reasoning, among others.