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10 Years Ago, Apple Revolutionized the Smartphone Industry

10 Years Ago, Apple Revolutionized the Smartphone Industry

“Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything,” said Steve Jobs during his keynote at the Macworld Expo 2007. True to his words, he stood on the stage and announced the launch of a new smartphone that …Continue reading

Locally Developed Simulator Promises to Train Surgery Students on MIS Procedures

Prohibitive cost of commercially available simulators has so far prevented their uptake by healthcare providers in the country. The traditional practice of imparting training of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) at medical colleges in Pakistan has been through apprenticeships. Junior doctors are placed …Continue reading

Study Finds 1,317 Knocked-out Genes in Sample From Pakistan

The team discovers a unique family whose 11 members were missing a protein that naturally produces cholesterol; this puts them at a lower risk of heart disease. Research published in the journal Nature has analyzed the DNA of 10,503 Pakistanis who were …Continue reading

A New Material Can Cool Buildings Without Energy Consumption

Intense summer days with the sun beating down on you call for air conditioning at homes and offices but result in high utility bills which can have a devastating impact on your wallet. The use of air conditioners not only increases fuel …Continue reading

The New Decentralized Web Revolution

A startup co-founded by a graduate from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)  has received $4 million in a new round of funding led by Union Square Ventures and Lux Capital. The decentralized internet and web developer platform, Blockstack, is making …Continue reading

Google Can Help Detect Breast Cancer Using Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence, also known as AI, has been making leaps and bounds especially in the healthcare domain. Now Google is using AI to review patients biological tissue samples in order to detect breast cancer. The results of this technology have been revealed …Continue reading

Barnes & Noble Announces the Salam Award for Pakistani Science Fiction

Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, has announced the “The Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction” to promote science fiction writing in Pakistan. The award is named after Mohammad Abdus Salam, a Pakistani theoretical physicist and the first …Continue reading

A More Efficient Way of Solving Civic Problems Using Technology

There is a large open manhole on the road leading to your home. The pungent smell of the toxic sewer gases being released from it makes you want to avoid that area as much as possible. What do you do now? You …Continue reading

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