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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…
“Promised My Mother”: UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov Announces Shock Retirement

“Promised My Mother”: UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov Announces Shock Retirement

Khabib Nurmagomedov, who beat Justin Gaethje by a second-round technical knockout, was fighting for the first time since the death…
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…
India Exports 3M Tonnes of Fly Ash To Bangladesh via Sundarbans Waterway a Year

India Exports 3M Tonnes of Fly Ash To Bangladesh via Sundarbans Waterway a Year

Earlier this year, on April 9, when a ship full of fly ash collapsed in river Hooghly near Kulpi in…
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…
18 killed, 57 injured in suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

18 killed, 57 injured in suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

The death toll from the suicide attack on Saturday in Afghanistan’s capital has risen to at least 18 killed and…
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…
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