Monthly archives: February 2015

Life of an entrepreneur: Tears and fears, guts and glory

Entrepreneurship, they say, is a game of sports, competitive sports, where you play to win. What kind of sport is it? Is it like swimming, where you have to go against the flow? Or, is it like sailing, where you have to leverage the tide? They say it’s like running, not the sprint but a marathon, where you are in for the long haul. Hmm… Some say, entrepreneurship is about […]

Carl Djerassi, father of birth control pills dies at 91

  San Francisco: Carl Djerassi, who was widely considered as the father of the birth control pills by the chemists, has passed away at the age of 91. An Austrian-born US chemist, he died of complications of liver and bone cancer on Friday in his San Francisco home, Stanford University spokesman Dan Stober said. As a professor of chemistry at Stanford, Djerassi was the most famous for leading a research […]