Month In Review | February 2017

In case you missed it, here’s the Month in Review | The Indian Dominion | February 2017.


SIMMER SINGH: Sikhs In The American Military

Simratpal “Simmer” Singh, a decorated Army Captain, is a devout Sikh who has finally prevailed against a three-decade ban preventing observant Sikhs from serving in the U.S. Army.  Continue reading “SIMMER SINGH: Sikhs In The American Military”

SHORYA AWTAR: Inventor & Co-Founder Of FlexDex

Shorya Awtar, a Mechanical Engineering Professor, invented FlexDex, which is an all-mechanical platform that mounts to the surgeon’s arm. It uses a unique engineering approach to enable the tip of the instrument to mimic the direction of movement of the surgeon’s hand. It was funded by the National Science Foundation.

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ZINNIA KUMAR: Model With A Brain From Down Under

Zinnia Kumar is a fashion model and a valedictorian from Sydney, Australia.  Her published papers on the attractiveness of men’s facial hair and women’s hair color applying Darwin’s negative frequency-dependant selection for the first time on human traits got picked up by major media outlets.  This led to the coining of a new term “Peak Beard.”  Continue reading “ZINNIA KUMAR: Model With A Brain From Down Under”