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Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Professor Sheila Jasanoff of Harvard University has been described as the preeminent scholar on a relatively new genre of scientific inquiry — Science and Technology Studies (STS). Originally from Kolkata, but now an American citizen, Professor Jasanoff described STS as a field dedicated to the study of science and technology as institutionalized forms of human activity. But her work is much more than that. In [...]

February 11, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

The influx of technology and its impact on education in Indian society

The influx of technology and its impact on education in Indian society

The Influx of technology and Its impact on education in Indian Society If we need an appointment, we use an app on our mobile phones. If we need any house repairs, we book an electrician, a carpenter, a plumber, online. If we are hungry, we call for food using an app-based food delivery service. Technology [...]

July 12, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The influx of technology and its impact on education in Indian society

American Cancer Society Suggests Colon Cancer Screenings To Begin At Age 45 To Prevent Early Deaths

American Cancer Society Suggests Colon Cancer Screenings To Begin At Age 45 To Prevent Early Deaths

The American Cancer Society is now urging people not to wait until they are 50 to get their colon checked. The organization’s new guidelines suggest that people should get screened for colon cancer in their 40s. The Alarming Rise In Colon Cancer Cases The ACS announced this new guideline on Wednesday, May 30, stating that extensive analysis [...]

July 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on American Cancer Society Suggests Colon Cancer Screenings To Begin At Age 45 To Prevent Early Deaths

Quality Of Education Key To Emancipated Society: TS Thakur

Quality Of Education Key To Emancipated Society: TS Thakur

Quality Of Education Key To Emancipated Society: TS Thakur All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: December 04, 2016 05:04 IST by Taboola Sponsored Links Sponsored Big Data & Hadoop online course from SPJIMR (Big Data and Hadoop) Sonakshi’s Holiday to Seychelles Will Make You Cry with Envy (LiveinStyle.com by Diageo) EMAIL PRINT [...]

December 4, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Quality Of Education Key To Emancipated Society: TS Thakur

Lawyers’ mental health, addiction issues have ‘enormous’ impact on society

Lawyers’ mental health, addiction issues have ‘enormous’ impact on society

Ten years ago, litigation lawyer Michele Hollins was a “perpetually happy person,” with twin daughters and a partnership in her Calgary law firm. Then, depression struck. For a while, Hollins was able to hide her illness at work, then go home and “become a complete automaton,” she says, unable to eat or even muster the energy to get ready for [...]

November 27, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Lawyers’ mental health, addiction issues have ‘enormous’ impact on society