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The power of Music

Music is a universal human trait. It has always been viewed from an aesthetic perspective but its healing power has been documented in various traditions of music across the world. One of these main traditions is known as Indian Classical Music(ICM) and is one of the oldest forms of music. It dates back to the [...]

Supercomputers

A supercomputer is by definition a computer that has a higher level of performance compared to the conventional general purpose computer. But what are supercomputers used for? Supercomputers play an integral role in computational intensive tasks such as quantum mechanics or climate research. IBM which has been at the forefront of supercomputing shows the constant [...]

Moore’s Law

Moore's law is an observation that Dr. Gordon E. Moore, a director of research and development at Fairchild Semiconductor, made about technological components becoming smaller and more efficient at an exponential rate. Moore's law depends on two factors, technological advances and the growth rate of manufacturing. That means for Moore's Law to remain valid society [...]

The dangers of Ultraviolet Radiation

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation is a form of electromagnetic radiation that comes from the sun and man-made sources like tanning beds. Our current concerns with UV radiation are the rays that come from the sun. Over the past couple decades, humans have been using products which result in ozone layer depletion. This decreases our atmosphere’s natural [...]

Alzheimers disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. This disease is the number one cause of dementia- a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. The early signs of the disease may be forgetting recent events or conversations and not [...]

What is the best way to decrease infant mortality rates in developing nations

Infant mortality is defined as the death of children under one year of age. This number (often an average of the region) is most often associated with developing/underdeveloped nations such as those in the continent of Africa, and the Subcontinent of India. In regions such as these, women give birth to a large amount of [...]