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Wonders of biotechnology

Biotechnology is a fascinating and wondrous field of science that has continued to evolve by leaps and bounds, particularly after the unravelling of the structure of DNA in the 1950s.…

Med to math: PEC’s misguided curveball

A few days ago, some newspapers carried a news item that has not created a lot of waves yet. In its 49th meeting, the Governing Body of the Pakistan Engineering…

Economy vs ecology

Economy and ecology are interrelated and interdependent terms. Simply put, the economy involves the management of resources, while ecology focuses on the study of the environment. Growth or decline in…

The science of progress

Many exciting developments in the fields of science and technology are rapidly transforming the landscape of those countries that are investing in research and development. Many of these innovations are…

Can China’s rise change the world order?

China’s phenomenal rise over the past four decades has radically transformed the global scenario geopolitically and economically, with far-reaching implications for the world’s security and economic wellbeing both at the…

Disruptive innovation

The world is witnessing a huge change because of the onslaught of disruptive innovations that are completely uprooting conventional industries and establishing fresh industrial landscapes in the developed world. A…

Innovation at the helm

In recent months, the term ‘new quality productive forces’ has sparked intense discussion in China and globally. The concept was first put forward by China’s President Xi Jinping during his…

Tech parks for growth

In today’s fast-paced global economy, technology parks play a crucial role in fostering industrial development by providing an ecosystem conducive to innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship. These designated areas are often…

The rise of nanomaterials

Nanomaterials represent a rapidly emerging industry that is impacting a large number of products ranging from electronics and agriculture to medicine and the defence industry. Nanotechnology depends on the discovery…