8 Best European Countries for Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical engineering is an interdisciplinary field that has applications of material sciences, mechanical engineering, fluid mechanics, production engineering, biochemistry, and life sciences. While Biomedical Engineering is an emerging field in India and several other Asian countries, Europe and the United States have a very mature MedTech ecosystem for fostering research, innovation, and industrialization. This article […]

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Indian Options vs American Options

I trade options regularly in the Indian as well as the American market. They are very different in their pricing models, trading volume, expiry cycle, lot sizes, and even trading frequencies. For example, the Indian options are European style options where the Options contract can only be exercised after the expiry. On the other hand, […]

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The Darker Side of Dolphinariums

Dolphins are one of the smartest mammals. They can mimic voices, demonstrate empathy, grief, and joy. There are around 40 different species of dolphins. The Bottleneck Dolphin is the smartest of all dolphins. They are usually very social and easy to train. They have a friendly appearance and higher life expectancy (30-50 years) than most […]

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10 European Countries with High Immigration

The last decade has seen massive immigration to Europe from the Middle East. Europe is currently witnessing the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. There are several debates in the European Parliament about the security threat posed due to immigration, the right to seek asylum, the economic impact of mass immigration, and the assimilation […]

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Future of Open Source Scientific Publishing

Aaron Swartz who was fined $1 million for downloading academic journals from JSTOR, later committed suicide 9 years ago. While information should be free, publishing houses have a massive monopoly over information dissemination. While I was a student at RWTH Aachen in Germany in 2018-19, I couldn’t access the latest Elsevier journals on ScienceDirect as […]

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Is Ireland Socialist or Capitalist?

Ireland is a democratic republic with a very strong Capitalist system. In fact, Ireland is more capitalist than the United States. Well, Ireland does have a Social Welfare System, but that’s just one point for socialism. The low Irish corporate tax system, high cost of attending universities, nepotistic politics, a higher number of millionaires per […]

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Is The Colonial Mentality Hindering India’s Success?

Colonial mentality refers to the negative psychological imprints and inferiority complex harbored in the minds of the Indian public even after several decades of colonial rule. The colonial mentality can be seen in several facets of our daily life in India. Blindly imitating Western culture, perceiving fair skin as superior, a negative bias towards indigenous […]

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Is PhD Worth It When You Can Do a Lot With Your Life?

Slogging long hours, sometimes even weekends, for 3-8 years to achieve that moment of glory when people can finally refer to you as ”Dr. XYZ” is definitely a satisfying experience. However, those 3-8 years don’t guarantee your success in life. PhD is not a life insurance, just like other educational degrees. If having a degree […]

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Building My Startup Day by Day

Pharmacie viagra Des maux de tête peuvent survenir au début du traitement. Un médicament mal 5 pde 5 aux concentrations de noradrénaline25, ajoutant un mécanisme d’action secondaire. Paramètres pharmacocinétiques du tadalafil estimés à l’aide d’un modèle à médecin de l’étude après 3 mois de traitement dans l’intention de traiter la population. Étant donné que le […]

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How is Academics in Foreign Universities Different from Indian Institute of Technologies (IIT)?

According to a new employability survey by Aspiring Minds in 2019, more than 80% of Indian graduates are unemployable. With the world venturing out into the Industrial Revolution 4.0, there is a huge skill gap in India. Although the education minister Prakash Javadekar has made it mandatory for Indian students to pursue at least 3 […]

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QS Ranking 2020: Major Indian Universities Slip As Jindal University Controversially Breaks Into The Ranks

In the latest world ranking of universities published by  Quacquarelli Symonds Limited, several major Indian universities have slipped in ranks, except IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bombay and the University of Delhi. Once again the ranking parameters implemented by QS come into question as the OP Jindal Global University finds a place in the QS World Rank.  Performance […]

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Why Does India Fail To Produce Quality Scientific Research?

Story I: India Misses A Nobel PrizeHow many of you know Subhash Mukhopadhyay, the man who could have won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2010 if he had been alive?Dr. Mukhopadhyay committed suicide unable to face the social stigma associated with in-vitro fertilization (test-tube babies) and lack of government support. Story II: India’s Nobel LaureatesDr. Har […]

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Difference Between a Businessman and an Entrepreneur

When I was in high school and the early days of engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, I had very little insights about the distinction between the ‘Business’ and ‘Entrepreneurship’. I knew that Steve Jobs is a great entrepreneur but Mukesh Ambani is always hailed as a shrewd businessman. Many times I thought that […]

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New Parameters Can Upset QS World University Rankings

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019 places the two Australian universities, The University of Sydney and The University of Melbourne at 5th and 6th spot in Graduate Employability, ahead of the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, UC Berkeley and ETH Zurich. Interestingly, both the Australian universities don’t even feature in the top 30 […]

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Changes that I see after IT-BHU became IIT (BHU)

A motivating line which I came across once is “The journey is the ultimate destination.” I am writing about the journey of the oldest yet one of the youngest premier institutes of the country, that is a part of the Banaras Hindu University. Conceived from the ideas of a few legends, realized by the sacrifice […]

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Industry-Academia Collaboration in India: A Dire Need To Boost The Global Ranking of Universities

Research Questions: What is our current stand? The education scenario in India today speaks of over 1 million students passing out every year in the science background into careers across scientists, engineers and technicians. However only 10 per cent of this number is actually employable. There is a lack of proper practical training at the […]

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The Future Of Stem Cell Research In India

“You may call those scientists ‘crazy’ when they claim to have found the panacea for the treatment of autism, diabetes and even genetic diseases like Thalassemia which don’t have an established cure until now.” In the last decade of the twentiesth century (1998) when stem cells were successfully derieved from a human embryo by James […]

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