Jio Phone Bookings Reopen, TRAI Backs Net Neutrality, YouTube in WhatsApp, and More: Your 360 Daily

 TRAI released its much-awaited recommendations on net neutrality in a 55-page documentation that stresses that Internet services should should be non-discriminatory. The regulatory body had released a consultation paper earlier this year, which asked stakeholders for their views on the requirements, design, scope, and implementation of such a framework in the country. The new recommendations released by TRAI […]

Scientists Are One Step Closer to a «Personalized» Flu Shot

While still decades away, new research shows how custom vaccines could be developed H1N1 influenza virus particles shown in a colorized transmission electron micrograph (NIH/Wikimedia Commons) By Lindsay Smith Rogers, Global Health NOW November 27, 2017 This article is from Global Health NOW, a news website and weekday e-newsletter published by the Johns Hopkins […]

Before You Swat That Mosquito, Record It on Your Cell Phone

That’s the strategy behind Abuzz, a crowdsourcing project designed to track mosquito activity around the world Stanford scientists are building up an archive of mosquito sounds. (Kurt Hickman/Stanford News Service) By Randy Rieland November 24, 2017 The next time a mosquito buzzes in your ear, do Manu Prakash a favor: Don’t swat it, record […]

The Ten Best STEM Toys of 2017

Kid tested and parent approved, these tech toys stand out for holiday wish lists (Amazon) By Michelle Z. Donahue November 22, 2017 Have an older child who still loves playing with cars? Maybe it’s time for an upgrade to a toy moon rover. Or your daughter really digs magnetic puzzles—she might like to try […]