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How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

Arifa, Afreen, and Shabana, class VIII students of Milan HS School in Banekutchi of Nalbari district, tied a plastic cover over a leaf of a small plant. The next day, observing the water droplets that had formed inside the cover, they learnt about the process of photosynthesis. Back in their classrooms, they found out from [...]

October 29, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

Technology helping to make V&A Dundee vision a reality

Technology helping to make V&A Dundee vision a reality

I pull on a pair of 3D goggles and I’m standing outside the magnificent V&A Dundee. I can tell it’s magnificent because I’m looking at it. With a click, I’m inside and I’m going up the stairs. It’s perfect in every detail – not just an artist’s rendering of what the V&A is going to [...]

April 17, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology helping to make V&A Dundee vision a reality

How technology is helping catch nighttime poachers in Africa

How technology is helping catch nighttime poachers in Africa

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is harnessing sophisticated technology to catch nighttime poachers in Eastern Africa. Since the deployment of thermal imaging cameras and human detection software nine months ago, more than two dozen poachers have been arrested in Kenya’s Maasai Mara, the wildlife conservation organization announced this week. The technology has also been used [...]

November 25, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on How technology is helping catch nighttime poachers in Africa

Q&A: Richard Keller says social interventions are helping minimize world health crises

Q&A: Richard Keller says social interventions are helping minimize world health crises

Richard Keller tells students in his medical history and global health classes not to look for happy endings. “This is pretty depressing material. But of course there are important moments when we see solutions beginning to emerge, when we see human solidarity coming together to solve a problem,” said Keller, a professor of medical history [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Q&A: Richard Keller says social interventions are helping minimize world health crises