Author: mayuri talgaonkar

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Its holiday season, everyone loves Christmas, especially children. Every family has some different Christmas traditions, but what children love the most is receiving presents.  Sadly, not every child is lucky enough to be born in families where they can enjoy such traditions. Toys for Tots is a program by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that ensures every child from newborn to 10 years of age...

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brain drain

Brain drain is an issue that is faced by many developing countries. The young generation and intellectuals migrate to 1st world countries for education and later settles there because of better opportunities, lifestyle, healthcare, etc. However, their expertise and skillsets are needed in their native country so that they can progress and develop. Very few people are truly conscious of their choices and their impact...

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Alina Müller

The youngest ice hockey player to ever win an Olympic medal, Alina Müller at the age of 15 is a two time Olympian. She represented Switzerland at the Winter Olympics in 2014 and won the bronze medal after she scored the game-winning goal which defeated Sweden (4-3) in the bronze medal play-off, this resulted in her being noted for becoming the youngest ice hockey player 915 years) to ever win...

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Hazel

Hazel L. Sive is an educator and biologist who was born in South African. She is a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, an associate member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),  and also a professor of Biology there. At MIT, she founded and directed an initiative facilitating research and collaboration with African countries and worked to increase opportunities for...

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food

The United States Department of Agriculture tracks only a fraction of chemical compounds in our food that we consume, roughly around 150 fats, amino acids, sugars, and other nutrients in the things we eat. While these are important, they represent only a tiny fraction of the chemical compounds that make up our food.   “If you look closer at our foods, we don’t have just 150 nutrients,”...

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Climate change effects

Political lobbyists, the fossil fuel industry, media moguls, and some individuals have spent more than the last 30 years sowing doubts about the reality of climate change; as it just doesn’t exist. It has been estimated that the world’s largest five publicly-owned gas and oil companies have been spending about $200 million a year for lobbying to delay control and block climate protection policies.   Lately, their...

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Steve Leber, the man behind many of the music legends we grew up loving,  managed most famous artists like The Rolling Stones, Simon and Garfunkel, Aerosmith, The Beach Boys, AC/DC, and many more. Leber lived in Massachusetts, on the weekends he would bounce among the local clubs, listening to music, and looking for opportunities. He got his break when he found the G-Clefs; they were...

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Rhodes scholarship

The Rhodes scholarship is a programme for an international scholarship which was established in 1902 by English politician-businessman Cecil John Rhodes to promote solidarity among English-speaking nations and to instill in the future leaders a sense of civic-minded leadership and moral strength regardless of their career paths. The Rhodes scholarship’s leading recipients include politicians, academics, scientists, authors, and entrepreneurs. Although initially limited to male applicants...

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music

Music is a universal form of art that has evolved over the centuries into something humans can use to express themselves, irrespective of their cultural origin, across the globe. It has proven to help reduce stress, develop the human brain and its functioning, and also treat chronic diseases such as cancer with the help of music therapy. It is so ingrained in the lives of...

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antibiotics

In recent times, medicine has led to an increase in average life expectancy which was only around 36 at the end of the 1800s. Improving the quality of life is one of the key benefits of integrating innovations into medicine and antibiotics. New medical technologies have made it possible for individuals to spend less time at hospitals for recovery and leading a healthier lifestyle. The...

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