University of Chicago: News

09 Oct 2023

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to American economist Claudia Goldin

The highly prestigious 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences—officially the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences—has been awarded to American economic historian and labor economist Claudia Goldin.

15 Jul 2022


Want to get a law degree from US? Read this!

Law degrees are one of the most prestigious. Lawyers not only have the opportunity to earn a high income but are also vital to the judiciary besides other fields.

14 Jun 2022


India's air pollution reducing 5 years of life expectancy: Study

Air pollution emerged as the greatest threat to human health in India, decreasing life expectancy by five years, said the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) released on Tuesday.

17 Feb 2020


Researchers create ultrasonic wearable bracelet that jams all nearby microphones

From smartphones, smart speakers to other microphone-equipped gadgets, all such devices might be snooping on you without even your knowledge. But if you aren't willing to take any chances, there is a solution for you.

17 Feb 2020


Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet

Despite being incredibly helpful, smart home devices carry the risk of abuse - cases where hackers exploit bugs and listen to private/intimate conversations of unsuspecting people.

16 Oct 2019


True Balance raises $23 million from Korean investors

Fintech start-up True Balance has received $23 million in Series C round of funding.

15 Jul 2019


Five famous and successful alumni of IIM-Calcutta to know about

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.

12 Jun 2019

Medical College

5 youngest doctors in the world to know about

Many people dream of becoming a doctor, which is among the most sought-after professions in the world.

13 Aug 2018


Indians may live 4yrs longer if country meets WHO standards

Indians would live for about four years longer on an average if the country meets the WHO's air quality standards, according to a new study.

13 Apr 2018


Comparisons between India, China unfair: Ex-RBI chief Raghuram Rajan

Comparisons between India and China are "unfair" as India "pales" before the Communist giant, which is about five times India's size, ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said as he emphasized on improving infrastructure for the country's growth.

26 Jan 2018

North Korea

Doomsday Clock moved to two minutes to midnight

The Doomsday Clock, which serves as a metaphor for how close humanity is to destroying the planet, was moved to two minutes before midnight or doomsday, said the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

01 Jan 2018

Space News

NASA sets 2018 goal: Will launch mission to "touch" Sun!

NASA, which is turning 60 this year, has released a "2018 to do list" including an exciting mission to "touch" Sun!

20 Nov 2017


Nobel laureate Richard Thaler says demonetization was badly implemented

The winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard Thaler has said that the Modi government's decision to demonetize high value currency notes was a "good" idea, but its implementation was "deeply flawed".

08 Nov 2017


Raghuram Rajan may soon enter Rajya Sabha on AAP ticket

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has been considering giving its three Rajya Sabha (RS) seats to "outsiders," that is, those who don't belong to any political party.

01 Nov 2017

Donald Trump

Ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to next head US Federal Reserve?

Former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, makes for an ideal candidate to head the US Federal Reserve, says international financial magazine Barron's.

07 Oct 2017


Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan among probable Nobel Prize winners: Clarivate

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan is on the list of probable winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics compiled by research company, Clarivate Analytics.

02 Jun 2017


NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Humanity's first mission to the sun

In 1969, when Neil Armstrong from NASA's Apollo 11 mission took the first step on the moon and made history, it was immortalized by the famous quote, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

25 Apr 2017

Donald Trump

Obama's first post-presidency speech: 'Ready to train new leadership'

In his first post-presidency speech, former US President Barack Obama announced he wants to spend the next phase helping "prepare the next generation of leadership".