Category: Science

Interviews, spotlights and essays from the brightest minds in the world.

CLIMATE CRISIS – II

PLANETARY BOUNDARIES- The concept of planetary boundaries came about in 2009 when a group of scientists led by Johan Rockstrom decided to research the factors that regulate the stability and resilience of the Earth. The scientists proposed quantitative planetary boundaries...

/ October 18, 2019

Why Bees are important

Dr.Anita Mohandas, who is the Founder and Managing Trustee of the Global Scientific Research Foundation, gave a very interesting and informative talk at CMR PU ITPL, on Beekeeping and the important role that bees play in the Conservation of Bio-diversity, on...

/ September 19, 2019

Fact finding on Foldscope

Students of CMR National PU College, ITPL were taken on a visit to GKVK to understand careers beyond medicine. A glimpse into the campus brought the students to observe grafting which was demonstrated by the Head of the Department of...

/ August 8, 2019

Design Thinking Workshop – Students’ Account

-Maitree Patel PU II B Design Thinking Workshop On the 24th of June 2019, the students of PU II had a full day design thinking workshop under the guidance of Dr. Phani Kumar from CMRIT. Dr. Phani has studied Design Thinking from...

/ July 19, 2019

Analysis Paralysis

Analysis Paralysis, commonly known as ‘Overthinking’ affects all of us in different aspects and areas in our lives. 73% of percent of millennials have an overthinking disorder. But what exactly is overthinking? Overthinking can be defined as thinking about something...

/ March 27, 2019

Incense stick and cone comparison

Student names: Bharthi Kumari, Shilpa Shree College name: CMR National PU College, ITPL Sample name: Incense cones and Incense stick. Sample collected at: at home Description: Introduction Incense cones are simply conically shaped masses of hardened incense. Like incense stick,...

/ March 25, 2019

THE MYSTERY OF THE DÉJÀ VU

Most of us have experienced the uncanny feeling that we have been in an exact moment before, that though we know this is our first encounter with a situation or a place, there is this nagging feeling that it is...

/ March 2, 2019

Exploring the Beetle

College: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bengaluru Sample: Beetle The site of sample collection: CMR National PU College, ITPL Date of Collection: 19 February 2019 Date of Observation: 19 February 2019 Students involved: Gopika Anil, Shwetha Santhosh, and Ramya Nambiar Kingdom: Animalia...

/ March 2, 2019

Circular Economy For Sustainability

Imagine yourself in an examination hall writing a mathematics or accountancy paper for hours, and suddenly, your pen runs out of ink. You simply toss it and get another brand new pen from that clingy bag of plastic holding ten...

/ February 27, 2019

CMRNPUC in the USA: The NASA Experience

The NASA Experience Travel to Mars is something that we all may dream about, but not really venture into. Senior students of CMR National PU College, CMR National Public School and Ekya Schools had a wonderful opportunity to experience space...

/ November 29, 2018