Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao is America's `Top Young Scientist'
Gitanjali Rao has been honoured for inventing a quick, low-cost test to detect lead-contaminated water, a problem that was haunting authorities since the water contamination scandal in Flint, Michigan in 2014-15
Nissan suspends car production at all Japanese plants
Nissan failed to streamline the final inspection process at its plants, despite warnings and corrective measures, as these were still being carried out by technicians not properly registered to perform those duties
Pollution found to be world's biggest killer; India worst hit
Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - causes more deaths than smoking, hunger or natural disasters; more than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, according to a major study
Samvat 2074's Muhurat trading sees biggest loss in 10 years
High valuations and a general lack of direction on corporate profitability clouded outlook for Indian stocks amidst global equity sell-offs
A mission to Mars could make its own oxygen thanks to plasma technology
Mars, with its 96 per cent carbon dioxide atmosphere, has nearly ideal conditions for creating oxygen from CO2 through a process known as decomposition
E-cigarettes may trigger unique and potentially damaging immune responses
E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones that cigarettes trigger that can lead to lung disease
 
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  Heads-up, CEOs - corporate social responsibility may get you fired, study finds
  Investing in product safety, employee diversity and carbon footprint reduction are all examples of CSR  that can result in high praise for a chief executive - or get them fired. New research shows that CSR investments can be a double-edged sword - do well and they'll buffer you from dismissal, do poorly and you're more likely lose your job
  Riding the entrepreneurial wave
  Former executive director of Tata Sons Alan Rosling, and now co-founder of Kiran Energy Solar Power Pvt. Ltd, in conversation with Swetha Amit on his book Boom Country?
  Middle managers may turn to unethical behaviour to face unrealistic expectations
  Unrealistic goal setting leads to deceptive tatcics that can harm an organisation in several ways, including its bottom line through the awarding of bonuses based on this deceptive performance, and also because upper management makes strategic decisions and allocates resources based on a business unit's feigned success
  Aedes to Zika, an Infectious Journey
  Drawing exhaustively on research and scientific data, medical professionals Ishrat Syed and Kalpana Swaminathan have cut through the clutter of misinformation to present to lay readers a comprehensive biography of the Zika Virus, in their book, The Secret Life of Zika Virus
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