Author: Kriti Vishwakarma

The availability of higher speed winds offshore as compared to land makes offshore wind energy is a lucrative option when the demand for electricity is exponentially high. Offshore wind farms are very useful especially in places like the United States where nearly half the population is concentrated in coastal cities which results in very high energy needs in coastal areas. Offshore energy generation requires the...

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When the world around is suffering from pernicious coronavirus, a soft hand to allay the adversity can be of great help. With global cases crossing 1,831,130 and death toll passing 113,013, COVID-19 has become a prime concern affecting every aspect of any economy. Lockdown has pushed many people indoors making their lives secure, but people on the front lines of this pandemic are regularly sacrificing...

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A new trend of video-conferencing is dawning upon the world with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Business meetings, classroom lectures, and every possible task are being done through virtual media. A shift from offline to online is being evidenced everywhere. There has been a steep increase in the downloading rate of video-conferencing apps like Zoom, Google Hangouts Meet, Microsoft team worldwide crossing 62 million...

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The use of 3D printing has revolutionised the healthcare sector whether it is the manufacture of customised prosthetics, implants, and anatomical models or tissue and organ fabrication. It has numerous benefits ranging from cost-effectiveness, increased productivity, customisation of medical products and equipment to the democratisation of design and manufacturing. A new approach enabled with 3D printed cell traps has simplified the difficult task of finding...

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Amid the global spread of coronavirus, consumers are stockpiling goods like canned foods, hand sanitizer, and various other essential commodities. Among these, toilet paper has been the most unlikely stockpiling targets for the people anxious about the pandemic. As a consequence of which, supermarkets in Australia have restricted supplies to one pack per person; toilet paper rolls are chained to the wall in public restrooms...

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Wireless technology has become an almost inevitable part of our lives. It has become one of the largest carriers of digital data all around the globe and has simplified many industrial operations. Its significance is well evidenced by the fact that accessibility to the wireless spectrum has become a key factor in the measurement of a country's development. With this tremendous growth potential, a comprehensive...

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It is a common notion that the type of weapon available becomes ineffective if the person is determined to kill the other person. However, to what extent is this true? Does the type of weapon matters the least?   Anthony Braga, a professor of Criminal Justice, and a group of researchers at the Northeastern University provide an analysis of the effect of the calibre of the firearm on the...

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“No Time to Die”, “Fast and Furious 9”, “A Quiet Place Part II”, all stands cancelled amidst this global pandemic. Theatres are closed, cinema halls are shut down, festivals have been cancelled, and film releases have been postponed indefinitely. The global box office has dropped by billions of dollars and stocks of film exhibitors have declined dramatically. The whole production is at halt waiting for...

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Gripped in the clutches of perilous coronavirus, the world is struggling to normalise its daily activities. Lockdowns, quarantines, and social distancing have brought the situation under control to some extent but have led to a huge decrease in demand. When the businesses are shut down, manufacturing is stopped, workers are losing jobs and people are abstaining themselves from moving out, the situation of recession doesn’t...

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