SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.A team of US researchers has built an energy-friendly chip that can perform powerful artificial intelligence (AI) tasks, enabling future mobile devices to implement "neural networks" modelled on the human brain. 2.The team from Massachusetts Institute ...
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1.IT industry body Nasscom said on Wednesday that India’s IT services exports would cross the $100 billion mark in 2015-16 and the sector would clock double digit growth in 2016-17. 2.The optimism comes despite concerns about ...
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1.Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has filed for global patent of two vaccine candidates - a recombinant vaccine and an inactivated vaccine - for Zika virus. 2.The company announced that it could make available the inactivated vaccine in ...
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1.The World Health Organization (WHO) expects the Zika virus, which is spreading through the Americas, to affect between three million and four million people, a disease expert said on Thursday. 2.The WHO’s director-general said the spread ...
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1.The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has signed cooperation pacts with its counterparts in Malaysia, Singapore and Japan for cyber security. 2.CERT-In is the nodal agency responsible for dealing with cyber security threats. The Memoranda ...
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. 1.President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects and could spread to the United States ...
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1.An antibiotic developed from human breast milk could combat certain drug-resistant bacteria, British scientists have found. 2.Tackling antibiotic-resistant bacteria, known as superbugs, is a priority for the government. A panel set up by David Cameron forecast ...
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1.Top government leaders of India and Bangladesh are expected to attend the ‘grand inauguration’ in Tripura of the international gateway to import internet bandwidth from Bangladesh. 2.State-run BSNL completed all work this week to establish optic ...
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1.One gigabit per second. That’s the speed at which you could browse the Web at Mumbai Central railway station for the first hour, and then depending on the number of users and time spent, the ...
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1.PSLV-C31 successfully put into orbit IRNSS-1E, the fifth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) after its succesful launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), SHAR, Sriharikota, on Wednesday morning. 2.PSLV-C31 for the ...
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