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Gregory Wayne

Greg Wayne, a researcher at DeepMind, designs software that gets better the same way a person might—by learning from its own mistakes. In a 2016 Nature paper that Wayne coauthored, it was demonstrated that such software can solve things like graph problems, …Continue reading

Michael Saliba

Crystalline-silicon panels—which make up about 90 percent of deployed photovoltaics—are expensive, and they’re already bumping up against efficiency limits in converting sunlight to electricity. So a few years ago, Michael S­aliba, a researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne,…

Olga Russakovsky

“It’s hard to navigate a human environment without seeing,” says Olga Russakovsky, an assistant professor at Princeton who is working to create artificial-intelligence systems that have a better understanding of what they’re looking at. A few years ago, machines were capable of …Continue reading

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Pakistani Scientists Develop Low-Cost Skin Substitute to Heal Deep Burn Wounds

A team of Pakistani scientists has developed a low-cost nanoparticle that can heal burned skin and chronic ulcer wounds. Dr Muhammad Yar and his team at the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM) at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) have …Continue reading

Seven Coal Research Labs Inaugurated at Punjab University

Seven state-of-the-art laboratories for research in coal technology, energy and environment engineering were inaugurated on Wednesday by Punjab Minister for Higher Education Syed Raza Ali Gillani at Punjab University (PU) Centre for Coal Technology. The laboratories have been built at a cost …Continue reading

12 Years After the October Earthquake, Is Pakistan Prepared to Handle Another ‘Big One’?

Pakistan sits on top of three tectonic plates that are very slowly colliding into one another. The eastern half of the country lies on the edge of the Indian plate while the western half lies on the Eurasian plate. The southwestern part (at …Continue reading

Pakistani Physicist Aims for the Nobel Prize

Hot on the wheels of his groundbreaking visualization of a phenomenon called “electric honeycomb”, 17-year old Mohammad Shaheer Niazi says his eventual goal is to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. The teenager recently caught the world’s attention after his research was …Continue reading

Harnessing the Power of Business to Tackle Energy Poverty

Thousands of villages across Pakistan still lack access to piped gas and electricity supplied from the national grid. Based on government’s statistics, around three fourth of the households across the country are estimated to have no access to piped gas and about 30 …Continue reading

شہری انتظام کیلئے جدید مگر سستی ٹیکنالوجی کی ضرورت

پوری دنیا میں پھیلے ہوئے شہر، خواہ وہ امیر ہوں یا غریب، جدیدٹیکنالوجی کو پوری طرح سے اختیار کرنے کی کوششوں میں مصروف ہیں۔ ان شہروں میں بڑھتے ہوئے چیلنجز کا مقابلہ کرنے کیلئے موبائل ایپلی کیشنز، سینسرز اور دیگر ٹیکنالوجیز میدان میں آگئی ہیں ۔

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