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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 26: A bat and ball are seen on the turf ahead of day 2 of the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Western Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 26, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. Cricket Australia made the decision to abandon the remaining Sheffield Shield round following the injuries Phil Hughes sustained in yesterdays match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

Fantasy Sports Team Selection Requires Higher Skill Than Mutual Fund Management: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 01:34 PM IST
‘Is It Luck or Skill?’ is a joint academic study by Prof. Vishal Misra & Prof. Devarat Shah from MIT and Columbia University
Instagram is similar to Facebook but does not have Legacy Contract.(Shutterstock)
Instagram is similar to Facebook but does not have Legacy Contract.(Shutterstock)

Digital life and death

Hindustan Times | By Jamal Shaikh
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 11:07 AM IST
What social media platforms do when users pass away, and what you should do to safeguard your digital data.
A pharmacy worker shows pills of hydroxychloroquine used to treat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the CHR Centre Hospitalier Regional de la Citadelle Hospital in Liege, Belgium, April 22, 2020.(REUTERS)
A pharmacy worker shows pills of hydroxychloroquine used to treat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the CHR Centre Hospitalier Regional de la Citadelle Hospital in Liege, Belgium, April 22, 2020.(REUTERS)

Covid-19: Natco Pharma supports Columbia University trials for CQ tablets to prevent infections

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Harshita Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2020 09:30 PM IST
The company through its marketing partner in the US, Rising Pharmaceuticals will donate Chloroquine Phosphate (CQ) tablets to support the Phase 2 of a clinical trial at Columbia University, Natco Pharma said in a regulatory filing.
Sara Ali Khan shared two new pictures on Instagram.
Sara Ali Khan shared two new pictures on Instagram.

Sara Ali Khan shares her graduation day pic from 4 years ago, Varun Dhawan says ‘best picture you ever put up’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 03:37 PM IST
Sara Ali Khan on Tuesday shared two pictures recalling her graduation day from New York’s Columbia University. See them here.
Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion has witnessed a resurgence in popularity after coronavirus outbreak.
Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion has witnessed a resurgence in popularity after coronavirus outbreak.

Contagion medical advisor tests positive for coronavirus: ‘If it can hit me, it can hit anybody’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 11:38 AM IST
Dr Ian Lipkin, director of the Centre for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University and medical advisor on the pandemic film Contagion, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The first three books of science fiction writer, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series, won the Hugo Award in 1966.(New York World-Telegram & Sun)
The first three books of science fiction writer, Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series, won the Hugo Award in 1966.(New York World-Telegram & Sun)

An Isaac Asimov quiz on his birth centenary year

Hindustan Times | By Vidya Subramanian
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Little-known details about Asimov and his work .
Trisha Shetty hopes to expand the work of SheSays — which offers legal help, counselling and other assistance to survivors — to rural India
Trisha Shetty hopes to expand the work of SheSays — which offers legal help, counselling and other assistance to survivors — to rural India

Death penalty makes catchy headline, but we need more fast-track courts: Trisha Shetty

Hindustan Times | By Dhamini Ratnam
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 06:50 AM IST
For the 29-year-old founder of SheSays, which provides legal, medical and other assistance to survivors of sexual violence, and is one of the safety partners of social media platform Twitter, the experience was transformative.
Jack Kerouac(Photo: Alamy)
Jack Kerouac(Photo: Alamy)

On the road to immortality

Hindustan Times | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 03:43 PM IST
October 21 will mark 50 years since the passing of Jack Kerouac, the pioneer of the iconic Beat Generation
Sara Ali Khan has come a long way in her fitness journey.
Sara Ali Khan has come a long way in her fitness journey.

Sara Ali Khan’s pre-weight loss pic goes viral, here’s what she said about losing 30 kgs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 06:04 PM IST
Sara Ali Khan has been on a spectacular weight loss journey and the results are for anyone to see. Here’s how she accomplished it.
Sara Ali Khan and a friend pose in New York City.
Sara Ali Khan and a friend pose in New York City.

Sara Ali Khan is enjoying a bite of the Big Apple, see all her New York pictures here

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 05:29 PM IST
Join Sara Ali Khan on her New York City adventure. Check out all her Instagram posts from the Big Apple here.
The world’s biggest democracy will soon hold what’s likely to be one of the world’s costliest elections. India’s six-week-long vote will span the Himalayan range in the north, the Indian Ocean in the south, the Thar desert in the west and the mangroves of the Sundarbans in the east.(AFP Photo)
The world’s biggest democracy will soon hold what’s likely to be one of the world’s costliest elections. India’s six-week-long vote will span the Himalayan range in the north, the Indian Ocean in the south, the Thar desert in the west and the mangroves of the Sundarbans in the east.(AFP Photo)

Why India’s election is among the world’s most expensive

New Delhi | By Archana Chaudhary and Jeanette Rodrigues, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 07:49 AM IST
This time the polling exercise, due to start on April 11 and be completed by May 19, will cost an unprecedented 500 billion rupees ($7 billion), according to the New Delhi-based Centre for Media Studies. About $6.5 billion was spent during the US presidential and congressional races in 2016.
“We live in a climate system that can jump abruptly from one state to another,” Broecker told the Associated Press in 1997.(AP)
“We live in a climate system that can jump abruptly from one state to another,” Broecker told the Associated Press in 1997.(AP)

Scientist who popularized term “global warming” dies

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 07:14 PM IST
Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.The longtime Columbia University professor and researcher died Monday at a New York City hospital, according to a spokesman for the university’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.Kevin Krajick said Broecker had been ailing in recent months.
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‘Chai pi lo’ aunty is now an international obsession

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 04:26 PM IST
US-based Ben Stern posted a 10-second clip on Facebook on June 14, imitating Mahawar’s now famous line.
The researchers from Columbia University, essentially compressed the timeframe for development, which normally takes nine months, into a faster and more complete transition to cardiac maturity.(Shutterstock)
The researchers from Columbia University, essentially compressed the timeframe for development, which normally takes nine months, into a faster and more complete transition to cardiac maturity.(Shutterstock)

Eureka! First adult-like human heart muscle using stem cells developed

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:37 AM IST
The adult-like human heart muscle was developed in just four weeks time in the lab from blood-derived human induced pluripotent stem cells.
The focal point of the research is the hippocampus, the brain’s center for learning and memory.(Shutterstock)
The focal point of the research is the hippocampus, the brain’s center for learning and memory.(Shutterstock)

You are never too old: People as old as 79 may still generate new brain cells

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Tampa
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:51 AM IST
The report by scientists at Columbia University in New York, runs directly counter to a different study published in Nature last month which found no evidence of new neurons are being created past the age of 13.
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