Highest-Paid TV Actors 2018: Jim Parsons Leads With $26.5 Million

Highest-Paid TV Actors 2018: Jim Parsons Leads With $26.5 Million

Big Bang Theory may be in its final season, but its stars are still making millions for now. Four of the top five highest-paid TV actors have the CBS hit comedy to thank for their monumental paydays, including top-ranked Jim Parsons, who pocketed $26.5 million pretax in the 12 months preceding June 1, 2018. Parsons […]

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Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test

Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test

A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Africa Prize for a device that detects tell-tale signs of malaria by shining a red beam of light on the patient’s finger. The diagnosis is ready to be […]

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Indo-American scientist Navin Vardarajan awarded grant of $ 1.1 million for his Cancer Research

Indo-American scientist Navin Vardarajan awarded grant of $ 1.1 million for his Cancer Research

An Indian-American scientist has been awarded a grant of over USD 1.1 million for his ground- breaking research on cancer.Navin Vardarajan, along with another University of Houston researcher Sanghyuk Chung, were awarded huge grants by Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) , an organisation that funds pioneering cancer research and prevention programmes in […]

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IIT professor who once taught Raghuram Rajan is now working for tribals

IIT professor who once taught Raghuram Rajan is now working for tribals

A degree in engineering from IIT Delhi, a Masters degree, and a PhD from Houston were just stepping stones for Alok Sagar, an ex-IIT professor. Alok has been living for 32 years in the remote tribal villages of Madhya Pradesh, and serving the people living there. While teaching at IIT Delhi, Alok had groomed numerous […]

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