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PM acknowledges role of science and technology for nation’s development Ninth National Science and Technology Conference organized by the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) in Kathmandu on Sunday KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said science and technology-related conferences to be organized in the country would provide a constructive support for the …

Summary Research Interests I conduct quantitative and qualitative research with a focus on tobacco control; public health policy; and orofacial science. My current research focuses on exploring smoking cessation measures specifically for people with substance use problems. Faculty Mentor Dr. Jennifer Pearson, PhD. Awards Recipient, University of Nevada, Reno, Ozmen Institute for Global Studies …

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft descends to Earth underneath parachutes for a landing in New Mexico completing the Orbital Flight Test-2 mission. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls The seven Expedition 67 crew members are resuming their normal schedule of science and maintenance activities following Wednesday’s departure of Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft. The orbital residents focused on vein scans, robotics, and …

WHO and Member States cannot achieve the ambitious goal of transforming global health and the health of more than 7 billion people without a clear understanding of people’s health-related behaviours. Behavioural sciences focus on understanding why specific behaviours and decision-making processes occur by investigating the drivers of and barriers that operate in a given context …

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army has decided to cancel the science and technology research effort for a potential program to develop a strategic long-range cannon, the service confirmed. Long-Range Precision Fires is a top priority for the Army when it comes to developing a modernized force capable of facing off against near-peer adversaries like China. …

Most of the topics addressed in this column have focused on the Internet which is just one of many technologies. To begin, let’s be sure about what “technology” really is. According to Britannica, it is “the application of scientific knowledge to the practical aims of human life or, as it is sometimes phrased, to the …

Sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, is a devastating condition that’s still very poorly understood, so when new research comes out, it can feel like a very big deal — especially if that research seems to offer a way to save children’s lives. Posts on social media cheered one such new study this week, heralding …

MARS (KABC) — NASA released images on Monday showing what scientists are calling a “monster earthquake” on Mars. The agency says the quake shook the planet Mars on May 4, the 1,222nd Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The 5.0 magnitude quake was apparently the largest temblor ever detected on another planet. A magnitude …

article A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched on Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1) to the International Space Station on April 8, 2022, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky) After several delays due to weather, four private astronauts now plan to undock from the International …

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi’s three-day annual science and technology festival, ‘Tryst’ kicked off at its campus here on Friday. The event could not be held for two years in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sponsored by US-based Graphite GTC, a leading no-code software development platform, Tryst 2022 aims to provide opportunities …