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Prakash Persad

Monday, February 2, 2015
​STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education is being emphasized as it provides the basis for science-based innovation.
Monday, January 19, 2015
​Quite recently, a long-standing ambition of developing the aeromobile was realised. A flying car prototype was unveiled at a technology show in Vienna, Austria.
Monday, January 12, 2015
​Fasting, normally associated with religion and alternate health treatment regimes, is now entering mainstream medicine.
Monday, January 5, 2015
​Professor Steven Hawkins, the pre-eminent British scientist, recently told the BBC that “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.”
Monday, December 29, 2014
​The ongoing cricket series between India and Australia has raised questions about the decisions made by the on-field umpires. India feels that they have been hard-done by them.
Monday, December 22, 2014
​The recent highly publicised hacking of Sony Pictures has again highlighted and brought to the fore, in dramatic fashion, the dangers of cybercrime.
Monday, December 15, 2014
​Climate change, as evidenced by severe weather events and global warming, is very much topical, as nations and individuals count their financial and property losses.
Monday, December 8, 2014
​Protests have again erupted in several cities in the USA in response to what is perceived, by the Afro-American community, as targeted police brutality.
Monday, December 1, 2014
​The tragic death last week of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes drew worldwide attention and sympathy.
Monday, November 24, 2014
​Hinduism is oft times described as the world’s oldest “living” religion. It has thus been the one subjected to the effects of changing technologies over the longest period of time.