In Brief – December 2020

Indian-American teen develops potential Covid drugAnika Chebrolu, a 14-year-old from Texas, won the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work on developing a molecule that can bind to a certain protein of the coronavirus and prevent it from functioning. The Indian-American teenager

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In Brief – June 2019

A R Rahman has Iftar dinner at CannesGrammy and Oscar-winning musician A R Rahman breaks his Ramadan fast and has Iftar dinner at Cannes. The music maestro was at the film festival to promote his directorial debut Le Musk, India’s first virtual reality film. He

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In Brief – August 2017

Forest bus With moss-covered seats surrounded by vibrant flowers wrapped around poles, Taiwan’s ‘forest bus’ is now charming passengers with a lush green ride. Florist Alfie Lin has decorated an ordinary single-deck city bus with moss, orchids, ginger lilies and a variety of ferns, converting it into

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