Adapting Ergonomic Design Principles - Starting with Left-Handers

Janhavi Malvadkar
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Sep 20, 2021
Most products, tools, office equipment, and spaces are often designed considering right-handed individuals. On the contrary, the functional needs of left-handed individuals are relatively overlooked and they come across a specific amount of inconvenience and stress in carrying out their activities on a daily basis in such an environment.
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2021 - Fall - Issue 3
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How to design educational spaces for autistic children?

Janhavi Malvadkar
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Sep 13, 2021
When designing a structure with respect to autistic architecture, buildings may be designed with a new outlook. Spatial zoning should follow the 7 Autism ASPECTSS Index – acoustics, spatial sequencing, escape space, compartmentalization, transitions, sensory zoning, and safety.
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Is plant based meat future substitute of meat ?

hemanth mani raghav kota
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Sep 13, 2021
Right now, the earth’s environment is facing observable risks like climate change, carbon footprint, declining water supplies, reduced agricultural yields and biodiversity loss due to species extinction. plant-based meat is eliminating barriers to behaviour change and making a big contribution to mitigating climate change.

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2021- Fall - Issue 2
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Future of meat: “lab grown chicken”

srinath sunku
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Sep 13, 2021
Singapore is the first country in the world to accept lab-produced meats, and they are creating food history. What the hell is lab-grown meat? Why are we in need of it? It is undeniable that the demand for meat is steadily increasing. People that have enough money begin to eat meat such as steaks, poultry, and pork. Every day, we require billions of pounds of meat to feed billions of hungry people. We ended up with factory farms as a result of this. This is a waste of energy, it is unnatural, and it is rife with death. However, there is a better method to eat that does not involve killing an animal, and this is what is taking place in Singapore.
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2021 - Fall - Issue 2
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The boom of cybersecurity in the US

Trishaan Kalra
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Sep 13, 2021
In this era of the internet, no individual or enterprise is secure from cyberattacks. With the increasing number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices connecting to the internet every day, the attack surface for such occurrences has increased many folds. As per research done by Statista, there are about 21.5 billion IoT devices connected to the internet on the planet, and the forecast proposes that by 2030 this number will reach 50 billion.

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2021 - Fall - Issue 2
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EU Parliament votes to Stop Ecocide

Angela Petrone
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Apr 26, 2021
At the end of April 2021, the European Parliament will vote on the possibility to equate ecocide to genocide. The term 'ecocide' is defined as the damaging or destruction of ecosystems. Activists from all over Europe, who have pushed for Europe to take action with legislation on the matter, believe in the significant role played by ecocide crimes in shaping the climate and ecological emergencies Europe and the entire world are facing at this time.
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2021 - Spring - Issue 11
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Lava emitting time bombs around the world

Vidhi Mittal
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Apr 19, 2021
We all have heard about those lava and ash emitting openings in earth’s crust named a volcano that can bring one of the biggest calamities if erupted. Where on one hand Vesuvius is given the status of most dangerous volcano in the world, there are many others which are like ticking time bombs and can erupt any time.
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2021 - Spring - Issue 10
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Indian herbs and spices when feeling under weather

Vidhi Mittal
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Apr 12, 2021
There are times when all of us need that extra care and warmth, and nothing gives more comfort than a cozy bed. But with all that rest, our body needs some extra nutrients as well to bring our routine back to normal. Although medicines help us cure illnesses faster, that visit to the doctor is takes time. However, for common and mild maladies, there is our Indian herbal shelf which can’t be ignored for all the precious herbs and spices it stores. So, lets dig a bit deeper and see which herb or spice can be used for specific conditions.
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2021 - Spring - Issue 9
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