Reconstruction of the Corneal Surface using Stem Cell Biology

Reconstruction of the Corneal Surface using Stem Cell Biology

The cornea is the clear front of the eye and its clarity is important for the transmission of light to the retina for visual perception. The corneal surface is composed of an epithelium that is renewed by stem cells located at the periphery of the cornea, in a region...

Falakyati Mela with SUPARCO

Falakyati Mela with SUPARCO

This falakyati mela (astrofest) is in conjunction with the World Space Week 2012 organized by SUPARCO. Join us with your families and young ones to see deep sky objects, nebulae, galaxies and stars. Enjoy the live spectral recordings of these celestial objects...

The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health and Welfare

The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health and Welfare

According to the most recent findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), global warming due to climate change has been clearly linked to human activities, such as greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion (carbon dioxide), livestock...

Inventing with Light – A Personal Journey

Inventing with Light – A Personal Journey

This talk highlights the inventing process – the preparation involved and the small steps to the greater achievements. From his early days as a school boy in Karachi and Lahore to the foundational technology training sites in Chicago, Pasadena, and Schenectady-New...

Mapping Rural Pakistan

Mapping Rural Pakistan

When it comes to generating a visual representation of important socio-economic parameters for rural Pakistan, such as poverty, literacy, crime or access to internet, the picture is rather blank. Datasets exist in disparate jurisdictions, scattered across many...

Nanotechnology for Bio-Medical Applications

Nanotechnology for Bio-Medical Applications

Nanotechnology is an interdisciplinary field which has brought marvels not only in solid-state device industry rather various bio-medical applications like gene sensing, DNA sequencing and bio-detection etc. owe a lot to this interdisciplinary research. It’s because...

Salam Evening

Salam Evening

"The movie presents the extraordinary figure of Abdus Salam, who not only was an outstanding scientist but also a generous humanitarian and a valuable person. His rich and busy life was an endless quest for symmetry, that he pursued in the universe of physical laws...

Lecture on Inventions and Patents

Lecture on Inventions and Patents

The talk is designed to provide basic information about inventions and patents. The aim is to communicate the importance of inventors, inventions and patents through discussion and concrete examples. It provides a roadmap for invention and encourages people to invent...