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Seven Coal Research Labs Inaugurated at Punjab University

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

Pakistan’s First-Ever ICTD Conference Explores Solutions to Pressing Development Needs

More than 200 researchers and academics from leading universities across the globe attended the 9th edition of the Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) 2017 in Lahore from November 16 to 19. The international conference was held in Pakistan for the …Continue reading

Nobel in Chemistry Awarded to Developers of Technique for Study of Previously Unseen Biomolecules

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been won by three scientists credited with development of cryo-electron microscopy technique that allows study of biomolecules not visible through previously available microscopic techniques. Jacques Dubochet is based at University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Joachim Frank …Continue reading

The Future of Plastic Waste Disposal Could Be a Fungus

A Pakistani researcher has made an  important discovery that could have huge implications for waste management in the country. Dr Sehroon Khan, of World Agroforestry Centre and Kunming Institute of Biology, and his team of researchers have found a fungus in a …Continue reading

5-Week Summer Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Launched

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pakistan and Information Technology University have launched a five-week summer bootcamp for young entrepreneurs to refine their skills and help them develop innovative ideas. The camp started on July 11 and will end on August 10. A …Continue reading

The Seven Most Extreme Planets Ever Discovered

Scientists recently discovered the hottest planet ever found – with a surface temperature greater than some stars. As the hunt for planets outside our own solar system continues, we have discovered many other worlds with extreme features. And the ongoing exploration of our own …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

Blue Light From Electronic Devices Disrupts Our Night Sleep but There Are Remedies

Researchers suggest that dim red lights should be used at night as they have the least power to shift circadian rhythm. Less than a decade ago, the use of electronic devices was not as common as it is now. Take the case …Continue reading

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