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Moon to get its first 4G network in 2019

Moon to get its first 4G network in 2019

Another small step for mankind. One giant leap for 4G phone networks. Almost 50 years after the first astronauts walked on its surface, the moon is set to get its first mobile phone network in 2019. Vodafone Germany plans to set up …Continue reading

Regional research fund on sea water use for agriculture suggested

Countries situated along the coastal belt in the region need to set up a fund to speed up research on the use of sea water for agriculture, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal suggested during his address at the opening day …Continue reading

Country-wide nutrition survey to be undertaken this year

A country-wide survey to collect information on the nutritional status of women and children, food security, and household water quality is set to begin under a joint collaboration between the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination; the Aga Khan University …Continue reading

Team led by Rutgers scientist finds more effective asthma treatment

American and Chinese scientists have found a new treatment that can lead to more effective drug therapy for asthma patients. After examining more than 6,000 compounds, Luis Ulloa, an immunologist at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and his collaborator from China’s Shanghai …Continue reading

Old Industry, New Fixes

At first glance, the healthcare sector in Pakistan appears so bureaucratic and inflexible, it may seem immune to disruption by innovators. However, a new generation of technology researchers is trying to change that. Their products range from ventilators to complex simulators. Their …Continue reading

Pakistani startup’s environment friendly housing design recognised by UN program

A team of Pakistani entrepreneurs has won a Special Commendation Award from the United Nation’s Global CleanTech Innovation Program (UNIDO-GCIP). ModulusTech, led by Nabeel Siddiqui, were recognized for an innovative housing design at a ceremony held in Los Angeles last week. The …Continue reading

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