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Prakash Persad

Monday, September 7, 2015
​It is estimated that, every year worldwide, over 100,000 people die from snake bites.
Monday, August 31, 2015
​It is a truism that governments are responsible for providing educational facilities for all of its citizens, at least up to the primary level.
Monday, August 24, 2015
​In last week’s column, it was indicated that the number of people, worldwide, who are 65 years and over was approaching one half of a billion and set to increase.
Monday, August 17, 2015
​It is estimated that globally there are over 470 million people 65 years and over. That is a little less than seven per cent of the population of the world.
Monday, August 10, 2015
​Quite recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approved the first 3D printed pills. This represents yet another area in which 3D printing is having a disruptive impact.
Monday, August 3, 2015
​Transformers or shape-shifting robots have been established in science fiction.
Monday, July 27, 2015
​Just south of and contiguous with the newly-constructed Children’s Hospital in Couva, the Niherst Science City is being constructed.
Monday, July 20, 2015
​What would the world look like in 2030 and what would be the plum jobs then? Futurists and foresight specialists have been looking at various trends and making predictions in this regard
Monday, July 13, 2015
Human beings have the remarkable capacity to enhance their abilities with appendages of various kinds.
Monday, July 6, 2015
​There are welding robots, swimming robots, flying robots, dancing robots and yes lying ones too. It is the truth!