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BEL Admit Card 2017 Out Now – Direct Link to Download!

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is a leading Navaratna Public Sector Undertaking. It is conducting a written test on 2nd July 2017. The admit cards for the written test are available now.  The link for downloading BEL Admit Card 2017 is given below. Show More Summary

Word Power Made Easy PDF Capsule 87

Add to your Vocabulary with 5 new words! Word Power Made Easy PDF Capsule 87 brought to you by Testbook’s team of experts! Today’s words: Acerbic, Alfresco, Aghast, Attenuate and Abdicate! #VocabPDF #WordPowerMadeEasy #WordsOfTheDayShow More Summary

The Seventh Century

Just a short post for today. Over the last few weeks here in the Western Argolid, Scott Gallimore, Guy Sanders, and I have talked a good bit about the seventh century A.D. The three of us are working with Sarah James to publish an assemblage of seventh century material from the Helleniko pyramid near Myloi… Read More ?

Why Aren't More Employees Suing Uber?

Arbitration agreements prevent lawsuits---but exacerbate the cultural problems endemic to startups.

Another Bleak Day for Property Owners

Property owners have long suffered under the Supreme Court’s erratic rulings. It got worse today. In Murr v. Wisconsin, the Court ruled against the owners, 5-3, with Justice Kennedy writing for the majority, Chief Justice Roberts writing...Show More Summary

Académie française palmarès

The Académie française saves up announcement of their Grand prix du roman for the fall book-prize-season, but they announce most of the rest of their awards in one big go: yes, 63 prizes and honors (warning ! dreaded pdf format !), in...Show More Summary

Translation in ... Iran

I've frequently mentioned the unusual situation in Iran, that foreign titles often appear in numerous translations (hey, look at that, most recently here...), and in The Guardian Saeed Kamali Dehghan now tries to explain Why Iran has 16 different translations of one Khaled Hosseini novel.

Daniel Hahn Q & A

At his Conversational Reading weblog Scott Esposito has a Q & A with Translator Daniel Hahn on Winning the International Dublin Literary Award and Endowing a New Translation Award. (Hahn translated José Eduardo Agualusa's International DUBLIN Literary Award-winning novel, A General Theory of Oblivion.)

(In)direct translation

Translation via a third language -- those Hungarian novels translated into English via the German translation, say (e.g. Embers) are less common -- in(to) English -- than they used to be (though surprisingly still not entirely rare exceptions),...Show More Summary

Losing is What Matters review

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Manuel Pérez Subirana's Losing is What Matters, a 2003 novel that came out in English translation from Dalkey Archive Press last fall.

nationalaquarium: Four years ago today we released our 100th...

nationalaquarium: Four years ago today we released our 100th rehabilitated sea turtle, Willard! 

3D Hybrid Electrode for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

3D hybrid electrode for both electrochemical and photoelectrochemical water splitting in alkaline media

Learn from Four Nobel Laureates

Register now for the free online Angewandte Fest Symposium

An evaluation of potentiometric pH sensors in coastal monitoring applications

A wealth of historical coastal water pH data has been collected using potentiometric glass electrodes, but the accuracy and stability of these sensors is poorly understood. Here we compared pH measurements from five potentiometric sensors...Show More Summary

Stereotypes still affect females' career aspirations in STEM topics

Masculine stereotypes of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects corrupt the self-concept of female students and their career aspirations in such areas.

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