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Friday, 27 November 2020

Radiography Day observed

Rohtak: The Radiographers Association of Pt Bhagwat Dayal Sharma PGIMS here celebrated the 125th World Radiography Day recently. Jai Singh Chhikara, vice-president of the Society of Indian Radiographers, who was the chief guest of the event, elaborated on the crucial role played by the X-ray mechanism in identifying internal injuries and pathologies of the patients. Gurmeet Singh, a former technical supervisor at Rohtak PGIMS, was felicitated for his outstanding services.

KU organises lecture series

Kurukshetra: The Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of IIHS, KU has started a series of lectures on "Recent trends and perspectives in biosciences". As a first lecture of the series, a webinar was organised on Wednesday on "Advances in global health: Perspectives from developmental biology" on Google Meet and Facebook Live at the Facebook page of IIHS, KU. Dr Elisha R Injeti, an associate professor and director for research and development from Cedarville University, USA, was the speaker of the day. He talked about the relevance of developmental biology to manage non-communicable diseases especially cancer, stroke and COPD. He explained the fundamentals of good health in global context and elaborated the significance of prenatal development with adult health in a lucid way. He also correlated various aspects of health such as physical, mental and social to developmental biology. About 150 students of biological sciences attended the webinar.

IGU professor awarded patent

Rewari: Dr Savita Sheoran, associate professor at Computer Science and Engineering, Indira Gandhi University (IGU), has received a patent certificate from the Government of India for her scientific innovation namely "An improved method of data broadcast in wireless environment". Vice-Chancellor Prof SK Gakhar said Savita along with two other professors — Rakhee from BITS Pilani (Rajasthan) and Seema Verma from Banasthali Vidhyapeeth (Rajasthan) — have been granted the patent for 20 years. "In their invention, the professors have developed a broadcast system capable of balancing energy consumption and access latency for ubiquitous devices. The system relies on innovative indexing schema to keep the mobile devices in doze mode and active only when desired information is available on channel saving a lot of battery power, almost at the negligible cost of access latency," said Gakhar.

from The Tribune

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