Pedro Infante’s 100th Birthday Google Doodle

Pedro Infante Cruz better known as Pedro Infante, was a Mexican actor and singer. Hailed as one of the greatest actors of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, he is considered an idol of the Latin American people, together with Jorge Negrete and Javier Solís, who were styled as the Tres Gallos Mexicanos (the Three … Continue reading “Pedro Infante’s 100th Birthday Google Doodle”

Why Head and Face Pain Causes More Suffering

People consistently rate pain of the head, face, eyeballs, ears and teeth as more disruptive, and more emotionally draining, than pain elsewhere in the body. Duke University scientists have discovered how the brain’s wiring makes us suffer more from head and face pain. The team found that sensory neurons that serve the head and face … Continue reading “Why Head and Face Pain Causes More Suffering”

Rice researchers use 3-D printers to turn century-old theory into complex schwarzites

Rice University engineers are using 3-D printers to turn structures that have until now existed primarily in theory into strong, light and durable materials with complex, repeating patterns. The porous structures called schwarzites are designed with computer algorithms, but Rice researchers found they could send data from the programs to printers and make macroscale, polymer models for … Continue reading “Rice researchers use 3-D printers to turn century-old theory into complex schwarzites”

Chinua Achebe’s 87th Birthday Google Doodle

Chinua Achebe  was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic.His first novel Things Fall Apart (1958), often considered his best, is the most widely read book in modern African literature. He won the Man Booker International Prize in 2007. Chinua Achebe was born on the 16 of November, 1930. Achebe’s parents, Isaiah Okafo Achebe and Janet … Continue reading “Chinua Achebe’s 87th Birthday Google Doodle”

Cornelia Sorabji’s 151st Birthday Google Doodle

Cornelia Sorabji was an Indian woman who achieved several notable firsts: the first female graduate from Bombay University, the first woman to study law at Oxford University, the first female advocate in India, and the first woman to practise law in India and Britain. In 2012, her glory was unveiled at Lincoln’s Inn, London. Google … Continue reading “Cornelia Sorabji’s 151st Birthday Google Doodle”