Category Archives: Science

On matters scientific.

Industrialise or perish …

During the construction of the KRS Dam in Mysore in 1924, the chief engineer had a peculiar habit. They used candles for lighting in those days. Every evening at 7 pm, the chief engineer would extinguish his candles, pull out … Continue reading

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Death by Diclofenac – Save the Indian Vulture.

The Indian vulture is close to extinction. There was a time when nine different vulture species ruled the Indian skies. Now, this majestic genus of scavengers is officially listed by the IUCN as Critically Endangered – and that’s one step … Continue reading

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BUVUOS KOCKA … The Magic Cube

It drove us nuts when we were young. It spawned an entire generation of geeks and created a complete branch of mathematics. It’s the most popular puzzle and the highest selling toy of all time – Rubik’s Cube. Hungarian architect … Continue reading

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Biotech for dummies …

Greetings Fellow Primates : The Age of Biotech is upon us, whether you like it or not. So don’t you think it’s about time you became BT-literate? Biotechnology involves the use of cellular and molecular processes to make products. And … Continue reading

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