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Synthetic biology allows scientists to use the concept of both engineering and molecular biology to successfully change the molecular construction of a cell. Using different viruses to get the modification done, they get the cell to act in the desired manner. These re-engineering methods can help treat diseases such as cancer and diabetes, but for a long time, it was unknown, as to how to...

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As the election of 2015 had redefined the fate and perception of the superpower that is the United States of America, the election of 2020 is touted to make even bigger waves in the global scenario. This is owed to the deep dark abyss that is the Electoral College, as well as Donald Trump’s interspersed measures from time to time to carry on his incumbency....

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Global Leadership Summit, 2018, held in Paris

The global leadership summit, by Northeastern University, hosted more than 160 attendees. It was kicked off by Northeastern University’s President Joseph E. Aoun and Richard D’Amore, chair of the Board of Trustees, in Paris. The main aim of the summit was to conduct a discussion that focused on a global vision and to emphasize the importance of students developing a global mindset. The guests at...

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Depiction of Social issues of 21st century

One question that followers of social activism are repeatedly asked is the secret of their strength of resistance. Human nature, as Thomas Hobbes described is based on greed and selfish interest. Individuals are always driven towards personal gains rather than actions that are in the collective interest of society. History has always been of blood and soil, our past immersed in the struggle for power...

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women and minority entrepreneurs

Women-and-minority-owned businesses often find it challenging to secure loans. This might be because of stereotypical thinking and prejudices against these communities. Promoting entrepreneurs to set up and expand businesses is a great way to increase the number of jobs available in an area. It leads to the economic growth of the whole area and lifts the living standards of all the people in the community.   Empowering...

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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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The summer of 2019 brought Chennai, one of India’s largest metropolitan cities and the state capital of Tamil Nadu, to a halt. There was no natural calamity, no disastrous flood, nor an earthquake or a cyclone. The people had simply reaped what they had sowed; Chennai had run out of groundwater. The acute shortages meant that people were queuing up in the streets in the...

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Exam season is here, and with that, it fetches the stress of excelling in all the subjects and maintaining good result. No matter how much preparation we already have, we find ourselves spiralling in the thought till we get our hands on the questionnaire. Nevertheless, it is essential for all the students to understand the importance of self-care at this point in time because extra...

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Future of Artificial-Intelligence

At present, artificial-intelligence is being used in almost all sectors, from agriculture and our smartphones, to defence and healthcare. It is everywhere, and growing at a fast pace. Every day, we see something new coming up on the market. Being an employee in this ever-advancing market is not easy. There is high competition even when it comes to retaining a job. One needs to keep...

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