The land of new beginnings

Hayastan. What a land! As it is believed, all people who inhabit this earth today are descended from Noah and his three sons, who along with their wives were the only survivors of the great flood which happened over five thousand years ago. The ark in which Noah and his family were kept safe landedContinue reading “The land of new beginnings”

When a 7 year old homeschooler publishes a book….

This is an account of a seven year old boy and his journey of writing and ultimately publishing a book, sent to me by his mother. So … When our son said he wants to write a book, we were like – OK go ahead! At that time we didn’t really think that he willContinue reading “When a 7 year old homeschooler publishes a book….”

From Homeschool to Full Scholarship US College University

I am sharing here the experience of a family that home schooled their kids in India from 2009 to 2018:  Their oldest child has gained admittance into several extremely selective universities in the US though he has been homeschooled from standard 4 until now (nearly entirely in India; they did just one year in theContinue reading “From Homeschool to Full Scholarship US College University”

Block chain and Medicine

As a Medical Doctor I ask myself what are some potential uses of blockchains in healthcare? Okay, so for those who must be wondering, What is a blockchain? In general a blockchain is defined as a distributed system which records and stores transaction records. Blockchain more specifically is defined as “…a shared, immutable record of peer-to-peerContinue reading “Block chain and Medicine”

How old is your hearing?

If you ever wondered how old your body really is, here is a great way to find out. As you know the ear is a marvelous bio engineering marvel. As your age advances changes occur in the hearing parameters. The rate at which our bodies age is a matter of intense interest to all, andContinue reading “How old is your hearing?”

Evolving controversy

Evolution theory. It has been a subject close to my heart for many years. Why is it controversial now? For starters, recently [first week of Jan 2018] in India Union minister Satya Pal Singh , who is the minister of state for human resource development had stoked a controversy saying that our ancestors have nowhere mentionedContinue reading “Evolving controversy”