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It is rightly believed that a leader isn’t born; he has to evolve to reach that stature. It isn’t an easy deal to become TIME’s ‘person of the year’ until our deeds justify this title and the nomination of Pope Francis as the same wasn’t a matter of astonishment for the general public. TIME magazine named Pope Francis as its “Person of the Year,” describing...

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The entire world has adopted different social distancing methods in the wake of COVID 19. It includes bans on large gatherings, school cancellations, restaurant and bar limits, non-essential business closures, etc. In the United States, different states have taken different strategies to keep people in their houses in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19.   Babak Heydari is an associate professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering...

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Starting a life different from sports dreams

The civilised world always gives respect to sports and games. There has been a glorious tradition of living recognition to athletes, games, and sports. Sports are an important part of human life and activities. It is said, “All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy”. Books and learning are necessary for mental growth, whereas, games and sports are necessary for our mental and...

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The physicists at Northeastern University have discovered a new way to manipulate electric charge. And the changes to the future of our technology could be monumental.  Swastik Kar is an associate professor of Physics at Northeastern University. He believes that this new phenomenon could change the way we can detect and communicate signals. The ability to move, manipulate, and store electrons are the key to the...

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Jewish

Israel has for long been a controversial topic in world news. From being exiled by the Romans to the atrocities of World War 2, Jews have lived through the toughest of times. Located in the middle-east, Israel has always been despised by the other countries in the Gulf. The Iran–Israel proxy war and Iran–Israel Cold War is bound in the political struggle of Iranian leadership...

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In today’s world technology is evolving fast and so are we as a community. As technology continues to become more integrated into our everyday life, there is also a great emphasis on the inclusion of information technology to improve patient care. The impact of Health Information Technology (HIT) has revolutionised patient care on a global scale. HIT is the application of information technology to healthcare....

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It was not long ago, before the occurrence of Coronavirus, that the World Health Organisation (WHO) experts were consistently predicting that the next pandemic will happen in South Asia or East Asia, citing the unhygienic population boom as one of the main reasons. The prediction was amplified when a deadly mysterious virus caused the death of a Chinese individual and the infection spread among 40-45...

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flu

Social media is more than just social media. And researchers know exactly how to make more of it. This gigantic platform on the internet is a one-stop open information source about the lives of millions of people and it’s exactly what scientists could use, to say- track down the flu, or even worse, an epidemic.   A team lead by Alessandro Vespignani, Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern...

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Child safe ad policy on YouTube ?

Recently, YouTube came up with a new advertising policy for its viewers, also keeping in mind the children who might come across something that may be inappropriate for their age. But, the child safe ad policy designed by YouTube raises the question of how it is going to affect the viewership of the kids- will it be affected negatively or not? This policy is going...

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Best Buddies organisation at Northeastern

Best Buddies is an organisation at Northeastern University that aims at providing guidance and support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The people who are provided mentorship in this organisation are from communities in and around Boston.   Kylie Schreck, a student at Northeastern University,was in high school when she volunteered to help teach a girl named Kiley. The girl had a genetic brain disorder that...

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