Cancer Moonshot 2020

The term ‘Cancer Moonshot 2020’ sounds definitely like one of the most intriguing and ambitious mission statement you would have heard since the Lunar mission maybe. It is the United States most comprehensive cancer care initiative with the ambitious goal of creating a cancer vaccine by 2020. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, Founder and CEO of NantHealth,Inc, a leading next-generation, evidence-based, personalized…

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Design Flaws in the Human body

As women, the biggest complaint that our species has ever had is perhaps why we were designed to have menstrual cycles every month of our most productive period on earth just for a couple of childbirth events; while the male life goes uninterrupted by any bodily changes?! Childbirth itself hasn’t evolved too unlike in animals where they are able to…

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The new stress buster – Adult coloring books!

One day as I walked into Barnes and Noble and checked out the New arrivals section, a very colorful book caught my attention. When I found out it was a coloring book, I thought I’ll buy one for my 7 year old niece who loves to draw, color and paint. Upon close examination I was surprised to find out that…

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What is our idea of a ‘Smart City’?

How will a picture of a smart city look like? Is it the picture of a huge gated community that facilitates everything within it and is cut-off from rest of the world?! Or do people envision a scenario where everyone seamlessly travels and everything is operated at the touch of a button?! Will we make the mistake of spending huge…

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Do we need religion going forward?!

Religion must be like your most fav brand of clothing — that carries your size, fits you perfectly, blends with your attitude and makes you feel comfortable. Just because a brand doesn’t suit you doesn’t mean it is awful and not up to the standards.Isn’t?! What it does mean is, perhaps you have to look for other brands that might suit you.…

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Our Increasingly Vicarious Life…

Maybe it was for the worst that smartphones were invented for. Phones should never have been able to connect to the internet 24x7. I cant believe that just a decade ago most of us used to pick our phones only when it rang or when we had to call someone. Now, as the innocent little phone grew to be a…

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