Thursday, December 5, 2019

Scientific societies worry Plan S will make them shutter journals, slash services

An existential threat. That's what scientific societies supported by journal subscriptions call Plan S. Introduced in September 2018 by European research funders and endorsed by others since then, the plan will...

Excess belly fat may shrink your brain: Study

Excess belly fat can probably shrink the grey matter volume in your brain, a new study finds. Grey matter contains most of the brain’s 100 billion nerve cells, while the white matter...

Decreased deep sleep may signal Alzheimer’s disease: Study

Older people who get less deep sleep have higher levels of the brain protein tau, a sign of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study. Slow-wave sleep is the deep...

Women less sensitive to pain than men

When experiencing pain again, men seemed to be stressed and hypersensitive in remembering, but women were not stressed by their earlier experiences of pain. (Unsplash) Women tend to forget pain that they...

UGC cell formed to cull dubious journals headed by Savitribai Phule Pune University staff

The University Grants Commission’s (UGC) National Cell for Journal Analysis to weed out dubious journals was inaugurated by UGC’s vice-chairman Professor Bhushan Patwardhan on Saturday. Located in the Savitribai Phule Pune University...

JNU dropping subscriptions of important journals: JNUSU

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union has accused the varsity of dropping the subscription of important journals over paucity of funds. Making the announcement at a press conference, the students body...

Want A Loan To Study Abroad? SBI Offers Global Ed-Vantage Loan. Details Here

SBI's Global Ed-Vantage loan amount can be repaid up to maximum of 15 years. State Bank of India (SBI) offers various kinds of education loans. SBI offers an early approval facility for...

Uttar Pradesh Government Want Madrassas In Mainstream Education: Minister

Mumbai: The Uttar Pradesh government wants to bring madrassas into the mainstream education system, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mohsin Raza said today. The Uttar Pradesh minister also favoured introducing a "new...

Better To Reject Loan Than Running After Defaulters: Madras High Court

Madras HC said banks were giving loans "under various political pressures". (File) Chennai: In significant observations amid bank fraud cases rocking the country, the Madras High Court yesterday said banks were giving loans...

Education Loan: Single Window To Apply At Any Of The 34 Banks

If you have managed to procure the much sought-after offer letter from any Ivy League University or a top institution in India or abroad, there might be chances that you would...