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Dina Wadia: Jinnah’s daughter, and a symbol of India and Pakistan’s tumultuous history

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Dina Wadia, the 98-year-old daughter of Pakistan’s founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is no more. Muhammad Ali Jinnah Rarely seen or heard in public, Wadia has remained an elusive—even if enigmatic—symbol of the subcontinent’s tumultuous history for the past 70 years. Not the least because she chose not to move to Pakistan, which her father Read More

Clothes made from a data-storing fabric will remember pass codes for you

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Fabrics that conduct electricity have been a fertile area of exploration for researchers. They’ve come up with textiles that can keep you warm with just the turn of a dial, or that power your phone with your normal movements. A team from the University of Washington has now developed fabric that can store data without Read More