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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Emphasis on Learning and Hands-On Education

The emphasis on Learning and Hands-On Education is a global focus. At the recent National Seminar on “ Skilling India’s Youth : Successes, Lessons and the Way Forward” held at the India Habitat Center in New Delhi on August 3, 2011,  Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam addresses the urgent need to skill youth…   (Please see, […]

carbon dating [Q&A]

A student from Bhandarkar’s College asks, what is radio-carbon dating? There is an isotope of Carbon, 14C, that is radioactive. Chemically, there is a certain probability that it is included in living tissue and the relative proportions are maintained during the life of the organism (be it plant or animal). After the organism dies, the […]