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India To Sign Deal To Access Precision Data From US Military Satellites

India To Sign Deal To Access Precision Data From US Military Satellites

Last week, the US said it was watching the India-China standoff in Ladakh closely to ensure that the situation did…
COVID-19 Vaccine: Why Does the Serum Institute of India Have a Head Start?

COVID-19 Vaccine: Why Does the Serum Institute of India Have a Head Start?

A research scientist works inside a laboratory at Serum Institute in Pune, May 2020. Photo: Reuters/Euan Rocha In the western…
Near Collision of Rocket Part, Satellite in Orbit Stirs up Space Junk Worries

Near Collision of Rocket Part, Satellite in Orbit Stirs up Space Junk Worries

An artist’s illustration of operational and defunct satellites crowding Earth’s geostationary orbit, 35,786 km above ground. Image: ESA/ID&Sense/ONiRiXEL, CC BY-SA…
How Do You Fold Two Metres’ Worth of DNA Into a Cell Nucleus 10 Microns Wide?

How Do You Fold Two Metres’ Worth of DNA Into a Cell Nucleus 10 Microns Wide?

Squinting through his microscope at salamander cells, late-nineteenth-century biologist Walther Flemming spotted a curious substance deep inside the cells’ nuclei…
Paranormal Claims and Other Pseudoscience That Bedevil the Study of Language

Paranormal Claims and Other Pseudoscience That Bedevil the Study of Language

Representative image: Isaac Chou/Unsplash. Every now and again, when historical linguist Sarah “Sally” Thomason was teaching at the University of…
Something Is Wrong With the Language of Climate Change

Something Is Wrong With the Language of Climate Change

Since 1886, when Svante Arrhenius presented his hypothesis that carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere will increase the average surface temperature…
Despite Mixed Results, South Asian Adoptees Turn To DNA Tests To Find Relatives

Despite Mixed Results, South Asian Adoptees Turn To DNA Tests To Find Relatives

Representative image of a computer programme running a DNA analysis. Photo: NASA/Flickr CC BY NC 2.0 Anand Kaper was born in…
Nobel Prizes: Scoundrels, Saints and the Fiction of Individual Genius

Nobel Prizes: Scoundrels, Saints and the Fiction of Individual Genius

Photo: Nathan Dumlao/Unsplash. For the past several years, I have taught a seminar called The Literature of Science to a…
Turbulent Environment Set Stage for Leaps in Human Evolution and Technology 320,000 Years Ago

Turbulent Environment Set Stage for Leaps in Human Evolution and Technology 320,000 Years Ago

People thrive all across the globe, at every temperature, altitude and landscape. How did human beings become so successful at…
Nasa to announce exciting new discovery about Moon on Monday

Nasa to announce exciting new discovery about Moon on Monday

Nasa will be announcing some new exciting discovery about the Moon on Monday. It said this new discovery contributes to…
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