28June2017

Skinniest Person In The World- 55 lbs

I’m not going to teach young girls how to die’: Frightening words of 4st anorexic who gets FAN MAIL because she’s so thin Valeria Levitin, 39, developed the eating disorder as a teenager after years of her mother weighing [...]

Meet the first woman to buy a Harley-Davidson in India

India’s first female owner of a Harley Davidson Road King says that biking is more about skills than muscles. Why should men have all the fun with Harley Davidson? Bangalore-based HR professional Sheeja Mathews today became the first woman [...]

India’s first lady biker Alisha Abdullah vrooming in male terrain

An invitation from FIM, the world motorsport federation, to participate in the Women’s Road Racing Training Camp in Spain this October forced Alisha Abdullah to change her plans. India’s only woman bike racer had all but given up [...]

Amar Gopal Bose: Man who revolutionized sound goes silent

Call him the Minister of Sound. He earned that sobriquet. Amar Gopal Bose, the famously reclusive man who headed the eponymous company Bose Corporation, distinguished himself from the crowd for his imagination, grit, courage and for gifting [...]

Woman born without any adipose tissue: A motivational speaker

Gist: The ‘World’s Ugliest Woman,’ Who Can’t Gain Weight At 58 Pounds Rare: Miss Velasquez was born without any adipose tissue, meaning she has no body fat and, despite eating up to 60 small meals a day, remains at a [...]

Douglas Engelbart, Father of the Computer Mouse, Dies at Age 88

Douglas C. Engelbart, founder of the Augmented Research Center (ARC) at SRI one of the inventors of the computer mouse and a computer visionary, has died at the age of 88. He also who foresaw the modern internet. His death was announced today [...]

Srishti Asthana named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013

Chandigarh girl’s search for success with Google Gist: Srishti Asthana,¬†daughter of Punjab IGP S.K. Asthana, named among the top 15 finalists in Google Science Fair 2013 Srishti Asthana, a XI standard student from Millenium School, Mohali [...]

The Piramal Healthcare Director runs the business with a smile

In the mid-1970s, a medical student at the University of Mumbai was driving in the city’s Parel mill district, when she saw a girl, about four years old, hobbling on tiny crutches. The child had polio. The future Dr Swati Piramal, then [...]

Swati Piramal, Director of Piramal Healthcare || The Forum at HSPH

Dr. Swati Piramal (MPH ’92) is the Director of Piramal Healthcare, a drug discovery company that aims to bring affordable medicines to reduce the burden of disease globally. Dr. Piramal leads a team of scientists in cancer, diabetes, inflammation [...]

Tiny fossil tells big tale

Scientists use a single finger bone from ancient, humanlike Denisovans to study their connection to modern people and Neandertals The Denisova Cave, in Siberia, is home to the only remains of the ancient Denisovans. Credit: Max Planck Institute [...]