Google’s tribute to India’s first practicing female doctor

Rukhmabai Raut became the first practising female doctor in colonial India, while Anandibai Joshi was the first Indian female doctor, because she could not actually practice owing to her early and untimely death. Today, Google doodle honoured Raut on her 153rd birth anniversary

Google’s tribute to India’s first practicing female doctorBorn on this day in 1864, Rukhmabai Raut, was one of the first women doctors to practice medicine in British India. She was not afraid to stand up for everything she believed in. Google doodle dedicated an illustration to Raut on its homepage in India, showing a woman with a stethoscope around her neck, with two […]

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in India

As a reaction to the on-going ‘Blue whale’ saga, the government has now sent a letter seeking to remove the game from all major sites to make it inaccessible to the vulnerable and innocent minds

Killer ‘Blue Whale’ banned in IndiaThe government has finally taken a lead in the ‘Blue whale’ saga that seemed like a never-ending episode. Ever since the news of a 14-year-old committing a suicide in Mumbai has come out in the media, the country has been searching about the game and its availability, majorly to feed their curiosity. Reportedly, the boy’s […]

10 most popular health questions searched on Google and their answers

These are 10 of the most popular health questions searched in Google beginning with the phrase, “Is it normal?”

10 most popular health questions searched on Google and their answersCertain health questions are just too embarrassing, or obscure, to ask your friends. Thankfully, that’s where your friend Google comes in. The search engine is no replacement for a doctor, but sometimes it can be the next best thing. A simple search for something like, “What if my,” turns up a whole list of things […]

Scientists develop AI algorithm that can detect skin cancer

Using deep learning, a type of machine learning technique, researchers trained an already-existing algorithm created by Google to spot cancerous moles. Results showed algorithm was roughly 90% accurate

Scientists develop AI algorithm that can detect skin cancerScientists have found yet another way that Artificial Intelligence may replace humans. Stanford University researchers developed an algorithm for detecting skin cancer that’s as accurate as a diagnosis from a human dermatologist, according to the study published in the science journal Nature. Led by graduate students in Stanford’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Andre Esteva and Brett […]